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Spanish Royal Family attends opening of parliament

King Felipe and Queen Letizia were accompanied by their daughters, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía at the solemn opening of the Spanish parliament, the Cortes Generales. The royals arrived at the Congress of Deputies and were greeted by President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez and Chief of State of Defense Major, Miguel Ángel Villarroya. Military honours were then presented before His…
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Princess Leonor to attend the Princess of Asturias and Princess of Girona Awards for the first time

Princess Leonor of Spain will attend the Princess of Asturias Awards and the Princess of Girona Awards later this year, Casa Real announced the news on Friday. These two engagements will take place in October and November, respectively. Infanta Sofía, Princess Leonor’s younger sister, will accompany her; as well their parents, King Felipe and Queen Letizia. The Princess of Asturias Awards are…
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2018 Christmas card of King and Queen of Spain revealed

As we inch closer to Christmas, royals are releasing their Christmas cards and holiday greetings to the public. This week, Zarzuela Palace released the 2018 Christmas card of King Felipe, Queen Letizia, 13-year-old Princess Leonor, and 11-year-old Infanta Sofía. © Casa de…
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Princess Leonor speaks publicly for first time on 13th birthday to read Spanish Constitution on its 40th anniversary

Leonor, Princess of Asturias, has read and spoken publicly for the first time. The future Queen of Spain, on her 13th birthday, read from the Spanish Constitution on Wednesday alongside her father, King Felipe. On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Spanish Constitution, both King Felipe and Princess Leonor gave readings at the headquarters of the Cervantes Institute in Madrid. Queen…
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Spain's royals celebrate National Day

While the United Kingdom was celebrating the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank, over in Spain, the royals were taking part in National Day celebrations which are held each year on 12 October. As in previous years, King Felipe and Queen Letizia brought along…
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High support for Leonor as Spain’s future Queen

Among the Spanish population, there is considerable support for Leonor as Spain’s future Queen. That is the result of the poll conducted by the Spanish newspaper La Razon. The result is that 63.4% of Spaniards wish to see Leonor as their future Queen while only 19% do not…
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Princess of Asturias attends first official events in Asturias as heir

Leonor, Princess of Asturias, made her first official trip to the Principality of Asturias in Spain as heir to the Spanish throne. The 12-year-old future Queen of Spain was joined by her parents, King Felipe and Queen Letizia and her younger sister, 11-year-old Infanta Sofía at events to mark the XIII Centenary of the Kingdom of Asturias and 100 years of Pico de Europe National Park. © Casa de…
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