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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Spain: Rajoy meets with Colombian President Santos

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

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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.

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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

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Rajoy calls on Catalan government to respect the law

As Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy calls on Catalan government to respect the law, separatist who won a parliamentary majority in crucial regional polls call on Madrid to stop prosecutions, judicial and political repression.