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King and Queen of Spain travel to Paris for museum exhibit opening

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain travelled to the French capital on Friday alongside Spanish Minister of Culture and Sports, José Guirao to visit the retrospective exhibition of Joan Miró’s work. The King and Queen visited the Grand Palais in Paris for the “Miró, la couleur de mes rêves” exhibit where they were joined on their tour by French President Emmanuel…
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King Felipe visits a strongly divided Catalonia

On Monday, King Felipe VI of Spain visited Barcelona in the politically divided region of Catalonia. His Majesty attended the inauguration of the 30th edition of Gastech, the main meeting place for gas and Liquefied Natural Gas professionals from all over the world. The…
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Queen Letizia visits Oviedo for beginning of school year

Queen Letizia marked the official start of the 2018/2019 school year with a visit to CP Baudilio Arce and the Doctor Fleming Secondary Education Institute in Oviedo. The Queen was accompanied by the Minister of Education and Vocational Training, Isabel Celáa, and the President of the Principality of Asturias, Javier Fernádez; the President of the General Board of the Principality of Asturias…
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High support for Leonor as Spain’s future Queen

Among the Spanish population, there is considerable support for Leonor as Spain’s future Queen. That is the result of the poll conducted by the Spanish newspaper La Razon. The result is that 63.4% of Spaniards wish to see Leonor as their future Queen while only 19% do not…
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Princess of Asturias attends first official events in Asturias as heir

Leonor, Princess of Asturias, made her first official trip to the Principality of Asturias in Spain as heir to the Spanish throne. The 12-year-old future Queen of Spain was joined by her parents, King Felipe and Queen Letizia and her younger sister, 11-year-old Infanta Sofía at events to mark the XIII Centenary of the Kingdom of Asturias and 100 years of Pico de Europe National Park. © Casa de…
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King Felipe and Queen Letizia open Salamaq’18

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain opened Salamaq’18 on Wednesday, 5 September at the Exhibition Centre of Salamanca. Their Majesties presided over the opening ceremony for the “Salamaq’18” Fair of the agricultural sector and 30 International Expo…
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Before they were royal: The life of Queen Letizia of Spain

Our summer series continues with Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano – a journalist who became the Queen of Spain. Born Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano on 15 September 1972 in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain, the future royal was the eldest daughter of the journalist Jesús José Ortiz Álvarez and registered nurse and hospital union representative María de la Paloma Rocasolano Rodríguez. Letizia has two…
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