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Stories with person: Mariano Rajoy
  • Spain's govt angry at cup final jeers endured by new king 
    Updated: May-31-15 9:32 am

    MADRID - The government has reacted angrily to deafening jeers that King Felipe VI had to endure during the national anthem at Spain's soccer cup final in Barcelona.

  • Spain makes US rapid force at Moron base permanent 
    Updated: May-29-15 9:37 am

    MADRID - The Spanish government approved an accord Friday permanently granting the U.S. military a presence at a southwestern base as a center for a rapid reaction force to deal with crises in Africa and elsewhere.

  • Enraged voters reject political status quo in Spain, Poland story has photos
    Updated: May-26-15 11:10 am

    MADRID - Reeling from punishment at the polls, Spain's major parties prepared Tuesday for negotiations with anti-establishment newcomer groups while Poland's governing party assessed how to reconnect with voters who ousted the president.

  • Spanish political renegade poses threat to dominant parties 
    Updated: May-21-15 5:43 am

    BARCELONA, Spain - Nearly a decade ago, Albert Rivera caused a stir in Spanish local politics by posing nude in campaign posters. These days, he sports Hugo Boss suits but his campaign on the national stage is no less eye-catching: His upstart Ciudadanos Party is cutting into support for the ruling conservatives, threatening to bust open Spain's traditional two-party system.