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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 Their Royal Highnesses Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía were all in attendance for the service on the holiest day on the…
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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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Who is Queen Letizia of Spain?

Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano was born to Jesús José Ortiz Álvarez and María de la Paloma Rocasolano Rodríguez on 15 September 1972 in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain. She has two sisters: Telma and the late Érika who passed away in 2007. She was christened on 29 September 1972 at the Cristo de las Cadenas Chapel with her maternal uncle and paternal aunt serving as godparents. She received her…
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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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