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King Felipe welcomes Prince Albert of Monaco to Royal Palace

The same week that King Felipe VI of Spain was in the United Kingdom at Windsor Castle being invested as a member of the Order of the Garter, alongside King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, by Her Majesty The Queen, he welcomed Prince Albert II of Monaco to Madrid. On Friday, 21 June at the Palace of La Zarzuela, His Majesty welcomed Prince Albert on the occasion of the latter’s visit to…
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Looking back at the wedding of King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain

On 1 November 2003, Spain’s Casa Real announced that the heir to the throne, Felipe, Prince of Asturias was to marry the divorced Spanish television newscaster, Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano. At the time, the announcement came as a surprise to most. The then Prince Felipe presented Letizia with a white gold 16-baguette diamond ring during his proposal. She also gave Felipe a classic book and…
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Spanish Royal Family attends Easter Mass at Majorca

The Spanish Royal Family has traditionally celebrated Easter by attending a Mass on the Island of Majorca (Mallorca). Queen Sofía and her daughter-in-law, Queen Letizia walked side by side despite their public quarrel at the Easter Mass last year. This morning King Felipe…
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King Felipe opens Windeurope Conference and Exhibition 2019

King Felipe opened the Windeurope Conference & Exhibition 2019 on Tuesday in Bilbao. The King was greeted on arrival by the Lehendakari of the Basque Government, Iñigo Urkullu; the Basque Country government delegate, Jesús Loza; the President of General Meetings of Bizkaia, Ana Otadui; Barakaldo Mayor Amaia del Campo; Bilbao Mayor Juan María Aburto; Windeurope President Gunnar Groebler; and…
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First Spanish state visit to Argentina in 16 years begins today

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain are to undertake a state visit to Argentina, the first from a Spanish monarch in roughly 16 years, beginning today. Their Majesties arrived in Buenos Aires last night, and their official agenda starts today in the capital. The King and Queen’s visit today will include laying a wreath this morning at the monument to General San Martín (a national hero…
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