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Kings of the Netherlands and Spain open Rembrandt-Velázquez exhibition

King Willam-Alexander of the Netherlands welcomed fellow monarch and good friend, King Felipe of Spain to the Netherlands on Thursday where the pair presided over the opening of the Rembrandt-Velázquez exhibition at Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. The Dutch king waited outside his home, Huis Ten Bosch Palace, on his Spanish counterpart and greeted him with a friendly handshake and hug before heading…
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King Felipe says new elections will take place in Spain this autumn

Political leaders have spent the last two days meeting with the Spanish monarch to try to establish a stable government in the country. King Felipe has now declared the meetings over and said, in a statement on Tuesday evening, that he would not be putting forward a candidate for Prime Minister as none of the parties consulted can command the confidence needed to form an administration. Therefore…
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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 Felipe of Spain attends the funeral of Tunisia's president

King Felipe VI of Spain has attended the funeral of Tunisia`s president, Béji Caïd Essebsi. The funeral took place on Saturday July 27th 2019 at the Presidential Palace of Carthage in Tunisia. King Felipe was accompanied by Spain`s Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, José Borrell. Upon arrival at the Tunis-Carthage International Airport, the Spanish monarch was…
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King of Spain bestows Order of Civil Merit on Spanish citizens

The King of Spain, Felipe VI bestowed the Order of Civil Merit on various Spanish citizens on Wednesday at the Royal Palace of Madrid. Queen Letizia accompanied her husband, as did their two daughters, Leonor, Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofía. The ceremony took place on the fifth anniversary of King Felipe’s enthronement, and 41 citizens (from 17 autonomous communities and the two…
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