Power

Investigations and stories about conflicts of interest, revolving doors, lobbying and high-ranking public officials.

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Spain signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia to hide information about defense

The document refers specifically to procurement. In 2016, Spain sold weapons to Saudi Arabia to the tune of at least €116m.

Who rules?

The Heir's Court

Although his network of influential relations has yet to reach the levels of his father's, the two Prince Felipe foundations have enabled him to surround himself with the most important businesspeople in the country.

Who rules?

Bankers by Default

Prior to its downfall, politicians and their advisors occupied all the highest positions at Bankia, a new display of the typical division of seats between the country’s principle political parties.

Who rules?

The Mother Ship Bankia

When the company was first nationalized, it had 18 board members, all of whom were politicians, family members or businessmen, creating a tangle of conflicting interests.

Who rules?

The Cunning Valencian Branch of Bankia

Politicians and business associations from Levante place their members on the board of the savings and loan bank.