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Spanish, Swedish and Dutch royals attend the Volvo Ocean Race

Royals from three nations gathered in The Hague in the Netherlands to attend the Volvo Ocean Race this past weekend. Swedish Prince Carl Philip, Dutch King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Infanta Elena of Spain and her father, King Juan Carlos of Spain were all present during the events. King Juan Carlos waved off the seven participating teams in October, when the Volvo Ocean Race started in…
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Iñaki Urdangarin begins prison sentence

Spain’s Iñaki Urdangarin, the brother-in-law of King Felipe and husband to Infanta Cristina, has begun his five year and ten-month prison sentence. He signed himself in to Brieva jail in Avila – a town northwest of Madrid. He had been given a five-day deadline…
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San Antonio hosts King Felipe and Queen Letizia

San Antonio, Texas, was host to King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain yesterday. The King and Queen are currently in the United States to celebrate the tricentennial of New Orleans, Louisiana, and San Antonio. Today, they will spend day two in the city. Tuesday, their visit will continue in the capital of the United States – Washington D.C. There, they will be welcomed to the White House…
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The royal touch at the World Cup Final

The World Cup is about to get underway in Russia with the England squad now at their training camp with royal backing after the Duke of Cambridge visited them ahead of their departure for the competition. We know there will be no Windsor representation in the VIP stands this time around, but royals and the contest have a long history. Three European monarchs have done the honours and handed over…
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Spain

King Felipe attends bullfight

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain was the guest of honour at the San Isidro Fair in Madrid this weekend, joining thousands of attendees at the annual event organised by the Press Association of Madrid. King Felipe attended the traditional Corrida de la Prensa on Sunday, the final event of the San Isidro fair and a key highlight of the Spanish bullfighting season. During the event bullfighters…
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