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Spain's King and Queen visit Barcelona after terror attack

Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia travelled to Spain to show solidarity with the victims of the recent terror attack in Barcelona and Cambrils. The King and Queen were on a private holiday with their daughters, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía, when the events unfolded. After the attack on Thursday, the Spanish monarchy said on Twitter, “They’re murderers, just criminals who…
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Details of Spanish State Visit announced

The State Visit that was cancelled last year due to the corruption scandal will now take place from 12-14 July. King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain will visit Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace later this month. The last State Visit from Spain to the UK was quite some time ago, in 1986 to be exact by King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia. In 1998, Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh went to…
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Who is King Felipe of Spain?

Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos was born on 30 January 1968 at the Nuestra Señora de Loreto Clinic in Madrid, Spain, to then Infante Juan Carlos and Infanta Sofía of Spain. He is their youngest child and only son; he has two older sisters, Infantas Elena (b. 1963) and Cristina (b. 1965). He was christened into the Roman Catholic Church on 8 February 1968 at Zarzuela Palace…
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Elizabeth to welcome King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain during UK State Visit

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain will be making a State Visit to the UK next March. The couple will be staying at Windsor Castle during their stay from 8-10 March 2016, making this the first Spanish state visit to the United Kingdom since 1986 when King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia visited. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh last visited Spain in 1988. The Prince of Wales and Duchess of…
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