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King and Queen of Spain welcome Portuguese President during his state visit

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain welcomed the Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa during his State Visit to Spain. The Spanish King and Queen held an official reception ceremony at the Royal Palace of Madrid where both the Portuguese and Spanish national anthem was performed under a salvo of 21 guns. His Majesty the King and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa then reviewed the…
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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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Behind the scenes video released by Casa Real ahead of King Felipe's 50th birthday

A behind the scenes video of the Spanish Royal Family has been released by Casa Real ahead of His Majesty King Felipe’s 50th birthday on Tuesday. It gives a rare inside look into the private lives of the King and his family, as well as official duties. For the first time, people are also getting a real glimpse of the personalities of Leonor and Sofía behind closed doors. The video, titled…
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King Felipe's popularity at record high after the Catalonia crisis

The support for His Majesty King Felipe of Spain has never been higher than it is now according to a poll done by “Socio Métrica” and published in the Spanish newspaper “El Español” this weekend. The survey gives the King a score of 7.2 out of 10. This is the highest score King Felipe has had during his reign. The last time a ruling Spanish monarch had a score this high was in…
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King Felipe criticises the Catalonian referendum on independence

On the 1st of October, the Spanish region of Catalonia will have referendum deciding on if they should declare their independence from Spain or remain in the Spanish kingdom. The referendum has been suspended by the Spanish Constitutional Court; however, the Catalan government stated the court order was not valid for Catalonia and has proceeded to gather the support needed to declare…
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