Spain

Spain reacts: King Juan Carlos in self-imposed exile

Yesterday, Casa Real released a letter King Juan Carlos sent to his son, King Felipe, in which he revealed that he would leave Spain to live abroad after a corruption scandal, involving claims he hid money that came to him via a rail contract in bank accounts in Switzerland, enveloped him in his country. Spanish politicians and citizens have been reacting to the news that the former King…
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Spain

King Felipe expresses his ''heartfelt respect'' for the decision of King Juan Carlos to leave Spain

The King of Spain has told his father he is grateful for his choice to go into exile. Felipe VI offered King Juan Carlos his ”heartfelt respect” after the former monarch confirmed he will quit Spain as controversy over his financial affairs continues to grow. Felipe’s response was published by the Spanish Royal Household alongside the letter sent by Juan Carlos to his son…
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Sweden

Princess Christina of Sweden turns 77

Princess Christina of Sweden, Mrs Magnuson is celebrating her 77th birthday today. The Princess will celebrate her birthday privately with her family. She retired from public duties on her 75th birthday two years ago after many years of service to the crown. She spent 45 years in service of King and country after the deaths of her mother and grandfather. Christina is the youngest of King…
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Sweden

Sweden’s Royal Court having financial difficulty

Sweden’s Royal Court is having financial problems, the Royal Court has said. The royal palaces have been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The visitors are absent, and a loss of approximately 75 per cent of the revenue is expected this year. According to the Head of Finance at the Royal Court in Sweden, it risks affecting cultural heritage. During the spring, the royal palaces have…
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