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The Queen's Cup presented to Spanish women's basketball champions by Queen Letizia

Queen Letizia attended the women’s basketball finals named in her honour on Sunday afternoon, presenting The Queen’s Cup to Perfumerías Avenida Baloncesto. The Copa de la Reina de Baloncesto (English: The Queen’s Cup of Basketball) is the oldest women’s basketball tournament in Spain. It was first played in 1943 but didn’t become an annual tournament until 1978. Queen Letizia…
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King and Queen of Spain stress importance of scientific developments at National Research Awards

Spanish leaders in science were honoured Monday when King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia presented the 2019 National Research Awards at the Royal Palace of El Pardo in Madrid. The awards were presented to scientists Valentín Fuster de Carulla, Ángela Nieto Toledano, Susana Marcos Celestino, Manuel Francisco Carreiras Valiña, and Mercedes García-Arenal Rodríguez. King Felipe praised the…
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Queen Letizia at the Pascua Militar

Every year in Spain on the 6th of January, the Spanish Royal Family commemorates Pascua Militar, a military ceremony at the Royal Palace of Madrid. At the Pascua Militar, King Felipe receives the “Prime Minister, the Minister of Defence, the Chief of the Defence Staff, the Chiefs of Staff of all branches, the Grand Masters of the Royal and Military Orders of San Fernando and San…
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Spanish State Visit to Cuba : the photos

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain have carried out a three day State Visit to Cuba. The trip, which some MPs in Madrid tried to stop, took place between November 11th and November 14th and saw the couple visit Havana and Santiago de Cuba. The State Visit was intended…
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Royal style roundup: October 2019

It’s been a busy October here at Royal Central, and this month we’re adding another perspective to our royal style roundup with the addition of our newest reporter, Laura Farout. Kristin Contino, Chief Reporter: With so many royal events this month it was tough to choose, but my first pick was the blue ombréCatherine Walker outfit the Duchess of Cambridge chose to kick…
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