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King Juan Carlos transferred out of intensive care

King Emeritus Juan Carlos has been transferred out of the intensive care unit after his condition improved following major cardiac surgery over the weekend. The former King of Spain had a triple heart bypass – an operation which has been described as successful. The 81-year-old’s condition has since ‘evolved favourably’ according to doctors, with the decision being made to…
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King Juan Carlos of Spain undergoes triple heart bypass

Doctors treating the former monarch of Spain, Juan Carlos I, say the major cardiac surgery he underwent this weekend has been a success. Juan Carlos had a triple bypass on Saturday at a private clinic in Madrid. King Felipe VI and his mother, Queen Sofia, arrived at the hospital while the operation was still going on. Felipe later said the family was happy with the progress being made by Juan…
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King Juan Carlos to undergo heart procedure

Spain’s King Emeritus, Juan Carlos is to undergo a heart procedure, Casa Real announced last night. King Juan Carlos will undergo the operation on Saturday, 24 August at the Quirón de Pozuelo Clinic in Spain’s capital of Madrid. It was decided to have the…
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A look at the Royal Palace of La Almudaina

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina (or in Spanish, Palacio Real de La Almudaina) is located in Palma, Mallorca (or Majorca) in the Balearic Islands and serves as the official summer residence of the Spanish monarch and other members of the Spanish Royal Family (even though…
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Spain’s Prime Minister wants to remove noble titles from 37 families

Spain’s socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and his government seek to remove the noble titles of 37 families. The government has submitted a proposal which will remove 37 noble titles from the Spanish nobility. All the 37 noble titles that are proposed to be removed are titles which were given out by the Franco-regime. On July 30, the Socialist Parliamentary Group registered a proposal…
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Spain's royals host reception in the Balearic Islands

King Felipe VI of Spain has welcomed politicians, community leaders and high profile members of the local community to a special reception held on Mallorca. The Spanish monarch was joined by his wife, Queen Letizia, and his mother, Queen Sofia, for the event which marks the…
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King Harald and King Felipe took part a sailing regatta in Mallorca

This past weekend two kings met under a common interest. His Majesty King Harald of Norway and His Majesty King Felipe of Spain took part in the sailing regatta “Copa del Rey” in Mallorca, Spain. A total of 14 boats from eight nations, Germany, Spain, Austria, England, Italy, Norway, Russia and Sweden participated in the Club Swan50 class when the Copa Del Rey regatta started on 27 July.
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