Damning Documents Mire Spain's Top Leaders in Corruption Scandal


Protesters shouts slogans as they hold up white envelopes during a demonstration outside the headquarters of the ruling People's Party (Partido Popular) in Madrid. (Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Perez)

They look like extracts from a bookie's ledger: column after column of handwritten dates, names and cash sums. They're not in reference to horses, though, but to political leaders. The top leaders of Spain's Popular Party, or PP, which is currently in power.