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Spain’s republicans gathered for a two-day long conference to abolish the monarchy

In Spain, a new debate about the monarchy has begun. On Friday this week, the Spanish far-left movement “Podemos” held a conference where they discussed the possibility of a referendum on the monarchy with an option to abolish it. The two-day-long conference was attended by 37 organizations, among them militant left-wing groups and parties. The conference, “’Goodbye monarchy, hello…
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Queen Letizia opens Goya exhibit

Queen Letizia of Spain opened a brand new exhibition on the Spanish artist Goya earlier this week. Queen Letizia presided over the opening ceremony of the exhibition, which offers a chronological tour of Goya’s work and includes several of his drawings. The Spanish…
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Spanish State Visit to Cuba : the photos

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain have carried out a three day State Visit to Cuba. The trip, which some MPs in Madrid tried to stop, took place between November 11th and November 14th and saw the couple visit Havana and Santiago de Cuba. The State Visit was intended…
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Victoria Beckham says Queen Letizia looked "stylish" in one of her designs

Victoria Beckham’s designs are a favourite amongst royals. Her sleek and professional clothes appeal to royal sensibilities, and she now has a new royal on her client list. Queen Letizia of Spain wore a Victoria Beckham look for the first time on Tuesday, sporting a leopard print shirt and skirt by the brand while attending the 10th anniversary of the Princess of Girona Foundation in…
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Spanish MPs try to stop King Felipe's visit to Cuba

Spanish Vox party MPs have confirmed they will ask their country’s parliament to cancel an upcoming royal visit this month to Cuba by King Felipe VI. Vox party leader, Santiago Abascal, announced the initiative, describing the visit as “madness”. The request to the…
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Princess Leonor visits Catalonia for the first time and presents Princess of Girona Foundation Awards

For the first time, Princess Leonor, as the Princess of Girona, has attended the Princess of Girona Foundation Awards in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, where she gave a speech and handed out the awards as her very proud parents looked on. Leonor attended alongside her parents, King Felipe and Queen Letizia and her sister, Infanta Sofía to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Princess of…
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Who is Queen Sofía of Spain?

The person who we now know as Queen Sofía of Spain was born on 2 November 1938 in Athens, Greece. She was known differently at birth as she was titled Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark, and her parents were the then Prince Paul of Greece and Princess Frederica, a…
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King Felipe and Queen Letizia start State Visit to South Korea

Following their attendance at the Enthronement Ceremony of Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo, Japan, on 22 October, King Felipe and Queen Letizia flew to South Korea where they will spend two days on a state visit. They arrived in Seoul, South Korea on the morning of 23 October where they were welcomed by the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, Park Yang-Woo among others.
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