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Spanish frontline healthcare workers to receive Princess of Asturias Award this fall

Spanish frontline healthcare workers will receive the Princess of Asturias Award for Concord this year, Casa Real announced on Wednesday. In a statement posted to Twitter, King Felipe, Queen Letizia and Princess Leonor wrote, “All of you, who throughout these difficult and very hard months have faced the pandemic on the front line, symbolise the spirit of struggle,” in announcing the…
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King and Queen of Spain meet with young talents

Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia met with young Spanish talents at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid on Thursday, 28 May. Their Majesties, clad in surgical masks, sat six feet apart from the eight young talents from research, technology, business, culture and social…
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Spain's royals lead national tribute to victims of Covid-19

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain have led a minute’s silence for the tens of thousands of people who have died of Covid-19 in their country. The tribute came as Spain began a period of ten days national mourning for all those who have lost their lives because of the coronavirus pandemic. The King and Queen of Spain were joined by their daughters, the Princess of Asturias and…
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Spain's royals make early morning market visit to show support for food workers

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain were up before the dawn this week to hear about the work going on to keep food chains running during the coronavirus pandemic. The royal couple headed to one of their country’s biggest distribution centres to speak to people and organisations who ensure supplies of fresh produce keep on moving as Spain prepares for at least another two weeks of…
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April Sparkle: Spain's Best Diamonds

Today, let’s take a look back at some of the Spanish Royal Family’s best diamonds. Spoiler alert: there’s a lot of fleur-de-lys motifs! Asturias Fleur-de-Lys Tiara Embed from Getty Images Queen Letizia received this tiara as a fifth anniversary present from her husband, King Felipe, but didn’t wear it in public until 2015, at Queen Margrethe II’s 75th birthday…
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