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Queen Letizia holds audiences with patient organisations

Queen Letizia of Spain received several representatives of patient organisations on Friday. The audiences, which were held at Zarzuela Palace, were organised in order to inform Her Majesty of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and celiac disease and the work of the associations. On Friday morning, the Queen met with members of Visual TEAF, an association that aims to improve the lives of…
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Queen Letizia marks Safer Internet Day

More than 100 countries joined together on February 11 to learn how to make the internet a safer place and in Spain Queen Letizia did her part to mark Safer Internet Day 2020 at an event in Madrid. The Spanish consort visited the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía for the Safer Internet Day event organized by the Secretary of State for Digital Advance, in collaboration with the…
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Queen Sofía of Spain attends book presentation

Queen Sofía of Spain returned to her homeland of Greece for the book presentation of “The Journal of Queen Frederica, 1938-1967”, which is about her mother. Queen Sofía’s younger brother King Constantine II of Greece and his wife, Queen Anne-Marie were…
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Spanish Royal Family attends opening of parliament

King Felipe and Queen Letizia were accompanied by their daughters, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía at the solemn opening of the Spanish parliament, the Cortes Generales. The royals arrived at the Congress of Deputies and were greeted by President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez and Chief of State of Defense Major, Miguel Ángel Villarroya. Military honours were then presented before His…
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Spain's Infanta Pilar has died

Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz has died. She was 83. The infanta, sister of King Juan Carlos and aunt of King Felipe VI, passed away in Madrid on Wednesday. Infanta Pilar had been admitted to hospital in the Spanish capital earlier this week. Although details…
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Infanta Pilar of Spain hospitalised again

Infanta Pilar, the older sister of King Juan Carlos of Spain, has been hospitalised again in Madrid following health problems. The Spanish princess was admitted to the Ruber International Hospital on Monday according to several Spanish news outlets. Her health hasn’t been the best over the past year. In February 2019, she was hospitalised for intestinal issues; and in May, announced…
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