Former Spanish PM Rajoy arrives to testify in separatist trial

Spain’s former prime minister Mariano Rajoy, in power when Catalonia’s executive tried to secede, arrives at the Spanish Supreme Court in Madrid to testify in the trial of separatist leaders in a highly sensitive hearing just months before elections. IMAGES of Rajoy’s arrival at the Madrid Supreme Court

Spain’s PP picks Casado to replace Rajoy as leader

Spain’s conservative Popular Party (PP) picks Pablo Casado, 37, to replace Mariano Rajoy after the former prime minister was ousted in a no confidence vote in June. IMAGES

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.

Ousted Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy leaves Parliament

Ousted Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy leaves parliament after a vote of no-confidence launched by his rival Socialist party chief Pedro Sanchez put an end to his six years in power. IMAGES of Rajoy leaving Parliament

Spanish Parliament to vote on no-confidence motion against Rajoy

Spanish deputies gather to vote on the motion of censure against the government of Mariano Rajoy, weakened by a corruption scandal. IMAGES

Spainish parliament debates no-confidence motion against Rajoy

Spain’s parliament begins to debate a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called in response to a court ruling in a major corruption case involving members of the governing Popular Party (PP). IMAGES

Spain: Rajoy meets with Colombian President Santos

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy meets with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in Madrid. IMAGES

ETA disbands, ends ‘all its political activity’

Basque separatist group ETA says it has “completely dismantled all its structures” and “has put an end to all its political activity” in a statement read by the head of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue. Spanish PM Rajoy warns that there will be no impunity for EPA’s past crimes.

Spain’s PM Rajoy meets with Mexican President Nieto in Madrid

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy meets with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at La Moncloa in Madrid. IMAGES