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Spanish elites feel wrath of corruption backlash

A demonstrator holding a placard with stickers depicting Spain's main political parties and the words, 'Thieves, All Guilty'; the parties talk of stepping up the fight against corruption before the next general election.


SPANISH authorities are taking a tougher line against corruption by the country's long untouchable elites as a lengthy economic downturn fuels public outrage.

With a year to go until the next general election, political parties, which have long been accused of turning a