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King Felipe attends opening of International Meeting of University Rectors 2018

This week His Majesty King Don Felipe of Spain participated in the opening ceremonies of the 2018 International Meeting of University Rectors at the University of Salamanca. Now in its fourth edition, the two-day event began yesterday with more than 700 rectors, academic representatives and personalities from the fields of business, politics and international institutions from 26 countries coming…
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Queen Letizia and Queen Sofía make first appearance together since Easter scandal

Queen Letizia and Queen Sofía of Spain have made a show of unity arriving together with King Felipe to visit King Juan Carlos in hospital after his knee surgery. This was their first public appearance together since the Easter mass video came to light earlier this week. The royals arrived together at 6:00 pm with King Felipe driving their Mercedes C350. Queen Letizia sat in the passenger seat…
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Spanish Royal Family attends Easter Mass

The Spanish Royal Family has attended Easter Mass today at the Cathedral-Basilica of Santa María de Palma de Mallorca in Palma on the island of Mallorca (or Majorca), Spain, this morning. Their Majesties King Felipe, Queen Letizia, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía and…
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King Felipe calls for unity and focuses on Catalonia in Christmas Eve address

His Majesty King Felipe of Spain called for unity and focused heavily on the Catalonia situation going on in the country during his Christmas Eve address last evening. The King of Spain began his speech wishing all Spaniards a happy Christmas and 2018 on behalf of Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía. The address then turned to speaking about events within the country over the past…
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Queen Letizia attends King Jaime I Awards, while King stays back to deal with Catalonian crisis

Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain was in Valencia yesterday to attend the King Jaime I Awards, while her husband, His Majesty King Felipe stayed back in Madrid to continue to deal with the ongoing Catalonian independence crisis. The King had been scheduled to attend but pulled out of the event last week – and all events planned for this week – while the situation in Catalonia is…
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