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How the Spanish royals celebrate Christmas

Each family has its own Christmas tradition, and royal families are no exception. As part of a new Christmas series, we are taking a look at how each royal family across Europe celebrates the holiday. The Spanish Royal Family starts Christmas festivities by releasing their Christmas cards earlier in December that they will be sending out to those who send them holiday cards over the festive…
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Queen Letizia opens Goya exhibit

Queen Letizia of Spain opened a brand new exhibition on the Spanish artist Goya earlier this week. Queen Letizia presided over the opening ceremony of the exhibition, which offers a chronological tour of Goya’s work and includes several of his drawings. The Spanish queen arrived at the Prado Museum in Madrid where she was received by the Minister of Culture as well as the…
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Spanish State Visit to Cuba : the photos

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain have carried out a three day State Visit to Cuba. The trip, which some MPs in Madrid tried to stop, took place between November 11th and November 14th and saw the couple visit Havana and Santiago de Cuba. The State Visit was intended…
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Spanish MPs try to stop King Felipe's visit to Cuba

Spanish Vox party MPs have confirmed they will ask their country’s parliament to cancel an upcoming royal visit this month to Cuba by King Felipe VI. Vox party leader, Santiago Abascal, announced the initiative, describing the visit as “madness”. The request to the Spanish parliament was submitted in late October. Speaking on Spanish radio Senor Abascal described the visit to Cuba…
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Who is Queen Sofía of Spain?

The person who we now know as Queen Sofía of Spain was born on 2 November 1938 in Athens, Greece. She was known differently at birth as she was titled Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark, and her parents were the then Prince Paul of Greece and Princess Frederica, a daughter of Ernest August, a claimant to the defunct crown of Hanover. She was christened a few months later at the Royal Palace in…
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