Spain

A look at Spain’s royal Olympians

As we are in the middle of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, we are taking a look at the royal Olympians from Spain – a country that has had no shortage of athletes with royal blood competing in the Olympic Games. Both former King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía were Olympians in sailing, as were their daughter Infanta Cristina and son King Felipe. Their son-in-law, Iñaki…
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King Juan Carlos celebrates 80th birthday

King Juan Carlos I, the father of Spain’s reigning King, Felipe VI, celebrates his 80th birthday today. How the former monarch is celebrating his special day has been kept private, but it has been reported that he will celebrate with his wife, children, grandchildren…
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King Felipe calls for unity and focuses on Catalonia in Christmas Eve address

His Majesty King Felipe of Spain called for unity and focused heavily on the Catalonia situation going on in the country during his Christmas Eve address last evening. The King of Spain began his speech wishing all Spaniards a happy Christmas and 2018 on behalf of Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía. The address then turned to speaking about events within the country over the past…
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Spanish royal Christmas cards for 2017 revealed

The Spanish Royal Family has revealed their 2017 Christmas cards. On Twitter yesterday, Casa Real posted an image of Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia and Their Royal Highnesses Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía with the message of Christmas greetings. The picture was taken on the same day as Princess Leonor’s first solo portrait which was revealed for her 12th birthday in…
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King Felipe's popularity at record high after the Catalonia crisis

The support for His Majesty King Felipe of Spain has never been higher than it is now according to a poll done by “Socio Métrica” and published in the Spanish newspaper “El Español” this weekend. The survey gives the King a score of 7.2 out of 10. This is the highest score King Felipe has had during his reign. The last time a ruling Spanish monarch had a score this high was in…
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