Spain

King Juan Carlos accused of bribery attempt to have case against Infanta Cristina dropped

Spain’s former monarch, King Juan Carlos has been accused of attempting to pay theManos Limpias (Clean Hands) union to drop the case against his younger daughter, Infanta Cristina. According to Spanish newspaper El Mundo, the former king supposedly offered to pay€2 million. The paper claims to have a recording of the conversation between “the head of the union, Miguel…
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Features

Princess Madeleine and Queen Silvia of Sweden grant seriously ill girl’s lifelong wish

Princess Madeleine and Queen Silvia of Sweden met with a 7-year-old little girl named Enna at Princess Sibylla’s apartments in the Royal Palace. This was done through the Min Stora Dag organisation of which Madeleine is thepatron. Queen Silvia showing Enna around the Royal Palace. Photo Kate Gabor, The Royal Court, Sweden Queen Silvia and Princess Madeleine were happy to grant…
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InsightSweden

Charity Spotlight: Project Playground

Project Playground is a non-profit organisation which focuses on improving life opportunities for children and young people. It was founded in 2010 by Princess Sofia of Sweden and Frida Vesterberg. Founders: Princess Sofia and Frida Vesterberg. Photo: Project…
The Sussexes

Prince Harry sends message of support to Invictus competitors at Paralympics

Prince Harry has sent three tweets in support of the eleven Invictus Games competitors that are competing in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, which will take place from 7-18 September. His Royal Highness said on the Kensington Palace Twitter account, “To those @WeAreInvictus #Rio2016 competitors, what an incredible achievement – well done for your selection. You’ve trained harder…
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Spain

Infanta Elena of Spain taken to hospital after fall

Her Royal Highness Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo was taken to hospital yesterday after falling from her horse during an afternoon practice on the grounds of Zarzuela Palace. After the incident, she was treated on scene by a team of doctors for an injury to her wrist. The…
Spain

Verdict expected from Infanta Cristina of Spain's corruption trial on 19 October

Infanta Cristina of Spain and her husband Iñaki Urdangarin should know their fate on 19 October, after facing trial for corruption and money fraud earlier in the year. Cristina and Iñaki were accused of defrauding taxpayers of funds through embezzlement and money laundering in excess of £4.5 million through the non-profit organisation the Noos Institute. Infanta Cristina had been a member…
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