Spain

Felipe becomes King of Spain

<![CDATA[Prince Felipe has acceded to the Spanish throne after the abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos, came into effect. Felipe, who is now HM King Felipe VI of Spain, comes to the Spanish throne just over two weeks after the announcement was made that the 76-year-old Spanish Monarch was to step down. The abdication of Juan Carlos comes during a period of other notable abdications of…
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King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate

<![CDATA[King Juan Carlos I of Spain is set to abdicate after a region spanning over 4 decades, the Spanish Prime Minister has announced. The Spanish PM, Mariano Rajoy, has confirmed that Prince Felipe, Prince of Asturias will now replace his father as monarch once the…