Spain

Spain's royals arrive in Mallorca for summer stay amid fresh questions over the future of King Juan Carlos

King Felipe and Queen Letizia have both been seen out and about in Mallorca as they begin their traditional summer stay on the island. And this holiday has had another familiar air to it as they start their time at the Marivent Palace under the shadow of fresh questions over the role of King Juan Carlos in Spain. A new poll for a newspaper has shown that over half of those asked think the King…
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Greece

King Constantine II of Greece’s relationship with the Olympics

King Constantine of Greece has a long list of connections to the Olympic Games. Aside from being an Olympic athlete and an International Olympic Committee member himself, Constantine’s family is full of other Olympic competitors. His Majesty is currently an Honorary Member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after becoming a member of the IOC in 1963; his time as an active member…
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Spain

King Felipe presides meeting with autonomic leaders to discuss economic recovery

On Friday, King Felipe of Spain travelled to Salamanca to preside over a meeting with regional presidents and leaders. The conference was instituted in 2004 and has gathered regularly ever since, with the last in-person meeting having been on the 31st of July 2020 to discuss a common strategy to tackle the recovery after the country had spent months in lockdown at the time.  The meeting saw…
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Belgium

Belgium's Princess Elisabeth concludes military training

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant, has concluded her military training at the Royal Military Academy. Her training concluded with a three-day course at the Commando Training Center in Marche-les-Dames. The heir to the Belgian throne worked in an unusual environment to push her limits and show her courage in group exercises. The course included rock climbing, rappelling, death…
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