Spain

Princess Leonor given first official welcome to her principality of Asturias

The heir to the Spanish throne has made her first official appearance in the principality from which she takes her title. Holding hands with her father, King Felipe VI, Princess Leonor greeted the crowds that had turned out to see her debut engagement in Asturias, the principality always held by the Spanish heir. And the thirteen year old royal’s debut had an extra special significance as it…
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King and Queen of Spain celebrate 30th anniversary of Spanish newspaper "El Mundo"

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Spanish newspaper “El Mundo” last night at the Westin Palace Hotel in Madrid. Upon Their Majesties arrival, they were greeted by the President of the Congress of Deputies, Meritxell Batet; President of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso; Vice President of the Government, Carmen Calvo; Minister…
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King Felipe says new elections will take place in Spain this autumn

Political leaders have spent the last two days meeting with the Spanish monarch to try to establish a stable government in the country. King Felipe has now declared the meetings over and said, in a statement on Tuesday evening, that he would not be putting forward a candidate for Prime Minister as none of the parties consulted can command the confidence needed to form an administration. Therefore…
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King Juan Carlos of Spain discharged from hospital

King Juan Carlos of Spain has been released from the hospital after spending a week in the hospital following a triple bypass on Saturday, 24 August at the Quirón de Pozuelo Clinic in Spain’s capital of Madrid. It was decided to have the procedure by the end of August after an annual check-up on 11 and 12 June. Upon his discharge, the 81-year-old King Emeritus told the media as he headed…
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