Spain's PP picks Casado to replace Rajoy as leader
Spain's conservative Popular Party (PP) on Saturday picked Pablo Casado, 37, to replace Mariano Rajoy after the former prime minister was ousted in a no confidence vote in June.
Spain's ousted prime minister Rajoy says he plans to quit politics
Spain's Mariano Rajoy, who is to stand down as head of the conservative Popular Party after being ousted as prime minister last week, said Wednesday he plans to quit politics altogether.
Spain's Rajoy forced out as Socialist rival takes over
Spain's parliament on Friday ousted Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence vote sparked by fury over his party's corruption woes, with his Socialist arch-rival Pedro Sanchez automatically taking over.
Spain PM and Catalonia's new separatist leader ready to meet
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Catalonia's new separatist leader Quim Torra said Tuesday they were willing to meet, as the regional president prepares to form a government and keep fighting to break from Spain. Torra made a request to meet Rajoy earlier in the day from Berlin, where he was visiting deposed Catalan leader…
Ex-Catalan leader's bid to rule from abroad 'absurd': Spanish PM
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday denounced as "absurd" the idea that ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont could govern from Belgium where he is in self-imposed exile to avoid arrest.
FIFA threatens to boot Spain out of 2018 Russia World Cup
FIFA has confirmed that it has written to the Spanish federation (RFEF) warning they could be suspended from the 2018 Russia World Cup because of political interference.
Deposed Catalan leader slams EU for 'helping' Spanish PM
Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday slammed the European Union for backing what he termed Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's "coup d'etat".
Rajoy's Real visit Puigdemont's Girona in troubled times
The match brings the favourite teams of the Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont and Spanish Primer Minister Mariano Rajoy, who is a fan of Real Madrid.