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King Felipe in mourning after sudden death of close friend

The King of Spain has paid his last respects to close friend, Jaime Carvajal, who died unexpectedly this week. Felipe VI, accompanied by Queen Letizia, was greeted by Jaime Carvajal’s family on arrival at the funeral home in Madrid where the funeral chapel has been set up. The royal couple spent time with his nearest relations including his wife, Xandra Falco, and their three…
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Spanish royals visit Ibiza as Royal Household confirms former King’s location

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia took a day trip to Ibiza, the last of their official engagements during a stay in the Balearic Islands. Their two daughters, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía, stayed behind in Mallorca. The King and Queen toured Ibiza, meeting local officials at each stop. At the Puig des Molins Necropolis and Monographic Museum in Eivissa, they met Francina Armengol, the…
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King Juan Carlos is in the United Arab Emirates

The former monarch of Spain, Juan Carlos I, has been living in the United Arab Emirates since he went into self imposed exile at the start of the month. The Spanish Royal Household confirmed his new location when asked whether the King Emeritus was in the UAE. The…
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Queen Letizia's surprising response about Princess Leonor's future

The Queen of Spain has given a stark assessment of what awaits her elder daughter in the future. On a visit to Son Roca in Mallorca earlier this week, Princess Leonor was asked by another teenager what she would like to do when she is older. The heir to the throne hadn’t answered before her mother intervened to say ”what she has to do, not what she wants to do.” The remark…
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Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia take lead on royal engagement

The heir to the throne of Spain and her sister have been out and about in Mallorca for the second time in two days for an engagement focused on young poeple. Princess Leonor, 14, and Infanta Sofia, 13, visited the Naum Socioeducative Centre run by the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul on August 11th 2020 with their parents but it was the younger royals who took the lead on this…
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