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Spain’s Prime Minister wants to remove noble titles from 37 families

Spain’s socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and his government seek to remove the noble titles of 37 families. The government has submitted a proposal which will remove 37 noble titles from the Spanish nobility. All the 37 noble titles that are proposed to be removed are titles which were given out by the Franco-regime. On July 30, the Socialist Parliamentary Group registered a proposal…
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King Felipe’s nephew involved in anti-government protest in Madrid

Spanish media report that the 20-year-old nephew of the Spanish King, Felipe de Marichalar y Borbón, has been in involved in the ongoing protest against the Spanish government in Madrid. Don Felipe de Marichalar y Borbón is the elder child and only son of Infanta Elena of Spain and Don Jaime de Marichalar. Felipe is fourth in the line of succession to the Spanish throne, after his mother. Don…
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King Felipe visits a strongly divided Catalonia

On Monday, King Felipe VI of Spain visited Barcelona in the politically divided region of Catalonia. His Majesty attended the inauguration of the 30th edition of Gastech, the main meeting place for gas and Liquefied Natural Gas professionals from all over the world. The…
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King Felipe will visit Catalonia next week following protests

On Monday, His Majesty King Felipe of Spain will travel to Barcelona in Catalonia. This is happening following an increased activity by the separatists in the region. There are rumoured messages that the King also will talk to representatives from the rebellious separatist movement on Monday. However, this is not confirmed. When the King visits Barcelona next week, this marks the fifth visit of…
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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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King Felipe opens World Assembly of Jesuit Institutions of Higher Education

His Majesty King Felipe of Spain was the guest of honour at the opening ceremony of the World Assembly of Jesuit Institutions of Higher Education at the University of Deusto. Under the slogan “Transforming Our World Together”, the meeting aims to reflect on and discuss the challenges to Jesuit and world institutions such as civic and political leadership, environmental justice, interreligious…
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