Spain

Leonor returns from Wales for annual Princess of Asturias Awards

The Princess of Asturias has returned from her school in Wales to attend the annual Princess of Asturias Awards in Oviedo. The heir to the Spanish throne is currently attending the UWC Atlantic College to obtain her International Baccalaureate, but her autumn break fell at a time where she could attend the Princess of Asturias Awards alongside her parents, King Felipe and Queen Letizia, and…
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Spain's Prime Minister re-ignites debate on whether monarchs should be immune from prosecution

The Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez, has said he is “open” to a constitutional reform which would remove immunity from prosecution for the Sovereign.  During an interview he gave to Spanish TV station,Cadena Ser, which was picked up by Europa Press, Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón indicated he would give consideration to the move. Sanchez is leader of Spain’s Soclialist Party…
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Spanish authorities could halt all investigations into finances of King Juan Carlos

Prosecutors in Spain investigating allegations of financial impropriety by King Juan Carlos are on the point of bringing their inquiries to an end meaning no lawsuits will be filed against the former monarch. Leading newspaper, El Pais, says Spain’s Supreme Court and its anti corruption prosecutor are preparing a report that will set out why the investigations are ending. The decision to…
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King Felipe in Bilbao for sustainable transport conference

King Felipe travelled to Bilbao to preside over the opening of the SUM Congress, a meeting designed to promote sustainable mobility and its potential implementation in the city. Upon his arrival at Palacio de Congresos y de la Música Euskalduna Jauregia on Wednesday, 7 October, King Felipe was welcomed by the leader of the Basque Government Iñigo Urkullu, the President of the Basque…
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