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Suspect in Spain graft trial 'gave gifts' to conservatives

One of the main defendants in a major Spanish graft trial involving the Popular Party (PP) admitted Thursday he gave "gifts" to ex-officials of the ruling conservative grouping, calling it a "usual practice." Businessman Francisco Correa is accused of having showered PP lawmakers and councillors with bribes between 1999 and 2005, including former party treasurer Luis Barcenas.
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