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Spain premier denies knowledge of any slush fund in his party

Rajoy is the first sitting prime minister in his country to give evidence in a trial

"I never heard anything because, as I have stated, I was never in charge of financial matters within the party." - Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

San Fernando de Henares, Spain

MARIANO Rajoy on Wednesday denied any knowledge of an illegal financing scheme within his conservative People's Party (PP) as he became the first sitting prime minister in Spain to give evidence in a trial.

Mr Rajoy's appearance at the corruption

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