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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 of her condition weren’t confirmed, she had been receiving treatment for cancer for several months. Maria del Pilar…
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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…
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How many days did the Scandinavian and Spanish royal families work in 2019?

At the end of each year, we can study and comment on the work of the British Royal Family. The UFO No More team decided to look at the work of the Scandinavian and Spanish royal families which is something that is not always done. Before diving into the data, a small disclaimer is needed. These numbers represent the days worked by each member of the royal families based on their official…
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Queen Letizia at the Pascua Militar

Every year in Spain on the 6th of January, the Spanish Royal Family commemorates Pascua Militar, a military ceremony at the Royal Palace of Madrid. At the Pascua Militar, King Felipe receives the “Prime Minister, the Minister of Defence, the Chief of the Defence…
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Video: King Felipe during his Christmas Eve address: Let's believe in ourselves, let's believe in Spain

Ahead of King Felipe’s Christmas Eve speech, Casa Real played a video of highlights from the royal year. Then, His Majesty took to the screen to deliver his annual address from Zarzuela Palace. The King reflected back that he gave his first address as King five years ago, and then he thanked Spaniards for letting him spend a few moments with them on the holiday. “The first…
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2019 Christmas card of Spanish Royal Family revealed

The 2019 Christmas card of the Spanish Royal Family has been revealed by Casa Real. King Felipe and Queen Letizia’s card features them in a photo with their two daughters, Princess Leonor, 14, and Infanta Sofía, 12, from a visit to the village of Asiegu. Their…
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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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