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Spain's heir, Leonor, at Princess of Asturias Awards for first time

The future queen of Spain has carried out a major royal duty for the first time. Leonor, Princess of Asturias has presented the Awards which bear her title and pledged her life to the service of Spain. Leonor took centre stage at the prize ceremony at the Campoamor Theatre in Oviedo. She handed out the awards to recipients recognised for their excellence in areas including literature, arts…
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Princess Leonor: 'I promise to serve Spain'

In her first major speech, the heir to the throne of Spain has pledged her ongoing service to her country and all those living in it. Princess Leonor made her promise at the Princess of Asturias Awards in Oviedo which she is overseeing for the first time. Speaking…
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Spanish royals celebrate Spain's national day in Madrid

Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia attended events to celebrate Spain’s national day alongside their two daughters, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía in Madrid. The day began at Plaza de Lima where they joined representatives of the Spanish government including Acting Government Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez and the Mayor of Madrid, José Luis Martínez-Almeida. Representatives…
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Pretender to the French throne 'could soon enter Spanish politics'

Prince Louis-Alphonse of Bourbon, a pretender to the long defunct throne of France, has held private meetings with the Spanish right-wing Vox-movement. He has, among others, met personally with the deputy leader of the Vox Party, Santiago Abascal according to reports by various Spanish media and the International Monarchist Conference. The Spanish newspaper “El Mundo” has stated that…
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Nadal congratulated by King Felipe after US Open win

After winning his 19th Grand Slam title over the weekend, Spanish tennis superstar Rafael Nadal received special congratulations from King Felipe. Shortly after his US Open win, the Spanish Royal House’s Twitter account posted a message saying, “His opponents will say one day: I played against Rafael Nadal.” Sus adversarios dirán un día: Yo jugué contra @RafaelNadal…
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