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Royals Who Wore Red This Week

  February 20, 2016 at 3:37 am by

This week, red has been the color of which the royal ladies have gone for, whether it’s an accessory or an outfit. At the beginning of the week, Queen Letizia of Spain matched her soft white suit with a red clutch. A few days later, Queen Silvia of Sweden matched her black and grey skirt suit with a red scarf while The Duchess of Cornwall wore a red coat matched … Continue reading

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Spain’s King and Queen Visit Museo del Prado

  February 16, 2016 at 2:34 pm by

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain paid a visit to the famed Museo del Prado in Madrid for a meeting of the board of trustees today. The couple viewed one of the museum’s latest acquisitions, Fra Angelico’s The Virgin of the Pomegranate,  which was purchased from the Duke of Alba, before heading into the meeting with the museum’s board. Queen Letizia donned an ivory skirt suit with a … Continue reading

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New Phase in Nóos Trial Starts as Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Return To Court

  February 10, 2016 at 5:57 am by

Yesterday Infanta Cristina of Spain and her husband Iñaki Urdangarin returned to the courthouse of Mallorca. The couple arrived at 9AM to defend themselves against allegations of corruption. Iñaki and his business partner Diego Torres are considered the masterminds behind the Nóos scandal and responsible for embazzling €6.2 million from public funds. According to Miquel Roca, defence lawyer of the princess, a new phase of the trial started yesterday. Seventeen … Continue reading

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Queen Sofia To Attend British-Spanish Society Centenary in London

  February 8, 2016 at 8:01 pm by

Queen Sofia of Spain will be in London on April 20 to attend the British-Spanish Society’s 100th anniversary as guest of honour. The celebrations will take place at the Dorchester Hotel, and will also be attended by the Duke of York. Spanish media reports quoted a ‘diplomatic source’ as saying that the Queen’s visit to London creates a “real Spanish presence in London at such an important time after the … Continue reading

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Spanish State Visit to Britain Postponed

  February 4, 2016 at 7:11 pm by

After speculation last week, it has been confirmed that the upcoming Spanish state visit to the United Kingdom has been postponed. The reason for the postponement is the fact that a new government has yet to be formed in Spain following December’s elections. The process is expected to last several more weeks, and it would be inopportune for King Felipe VI to be out of the country. A spokesperson for … Continue reading

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Spanish Court Declares Infanta Cristina WILL Face Trial

  January 29, 2016 at 7:39 pm by

The three judges presiding over the Nóos corruption trial in Palma de Mallorca have declared that Infanta Cristina will have to face two charges of tax fraud, as they feel the Bótin doctrine does not apply to her as they believe her to have been a “necessary cooperator” in the alleged crime. Infanta Cristina will now return to court on February 9 with the other 17 defendants in the case, … Continue reading

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Spanish State Visit To Britain Possibly Cancelled Due To Political Deadlock

  January 28, 2016 at 6:56 pm by

Bad news for those who have been looking forward to the state visit of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain to the United Kingdom, planned for 8-10 March. Due to the post-election deadlock in Spanish politics, the Spanish government is seriously considering a cancellation of the visit. Last week the socialist party PSOE already expressed their dissatifaction about the bad timing of the visit. They expect that the … Continue reading

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Queen Letizia Dons Red For Audiences at Zarzuela

  January 26, 2016 at 10:21 pm by

The Queen of Spain held two audiences today at Zarzuela Palace. Wearing a red blazer over a white and black floral top from Mango, Queen Letizia welcomed individuals from the Madrid Association for Specific Language Impairment and from the Board and Scientific Committee of the Spanish Nutrition Foundation. Embed from Getty Images Queen Letizia during the audience at Zarzuela Palace

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Spanish King and Queen Attend Pascua Militar

  January 6, 2016 at 5:10 pm by

The King and Queen of Spain today presided over the annual Pascua Militar parade in the Armoury Square of the Royal Palace of Madrid. Dressed in the Captain General uniform of the Spanish Military, Felipe VI reviewed the formation of the Royal Guard and took a 21-gun salute, with his wife – who wore a black dress with a lace overlay and a white jacket – by his side. It … Continue reading

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King of Spain Delivers Fine Arts ‘Golden Medal of Merit’

  December 2, 2015 at 3:35 pm by

In a ceremony at the Bellas Artes Museum in Seville, King Felipe and Queen Letizia today delivered the golden medals of merit for fine arts. The King said the awards illustrated the “wealth of [Spanish] culture and the depth of the bonds that our society has with art, heritage and protection and promotion.” View image | gettyimages.com He and Queen Letizia presented medals to 22 people and three organisations for … Continue reading

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Queen Sofia Visits Food Bank of Madrid

  November 25, 2015 at 4:43 pm by

As part of the Queen Sofia Foundation, Spain’s former Queen paid a visit to the Food Bank of Madrid today where she saw the work the organisation does and what their plans are for the ‘Great Collection of Food’ that will take place this weekend. Queen Sofia was also shown around the new facilities that have been built through projects financed by her Foundation: expanded offices, improved refrigeration of the warehouse, … Continue reading

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King and Queen of Jordan on Two-Day Visit to Spain

  November 20, 2015 at 9:30 pm by

The King and Queen of Jordan have completed a two-day visit to Spain, where they were hosted by King Felipe VI. There was three Kings and three Queens at a private dinner hosted by the Spanish King last night at El Pardo Palace, where both Queen Letizia and Queen Rania donned black cocktail dresses – though in quite different styles that reflected their individual fashion personalities. Cómo llevar el cuero … Continue reading

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Spain’s King And Queen Sign Condolence Book Of Paris Attacks

  November 14, 2015 at 12:17 pm by

Today, Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia signed the book of condolence over the terrorists attacks that took place on November 13 in the French capital, Paris. The royals visited the French embassy in Madrid and were accompanied by the French ambassador to Spain during their visit. King Felipe earlier sent a message to the French President expressing his sadness and support of the Spanish government over the attacks.  

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Queen Letizia Delivers the Spanish Flag to the National Police

  November 10, 2015 at 12:31 pm by

Today, Queen Letizia of Spain delivered the Spanish flag to the National Police at National Police School headquarters in Avila. During the flag delivery event, Queen Letizia said “The delivery of the national flag symbolizes, above all, a recognition of the work, often silent, that flawless performance of your work. A recognition that His Majesty the King, who has asked me to convey his congratulations to all sincere affection and … Continue reading

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King Felipe Presents National Awards for Innovation and Design

  November 5, 2015 at 2:43 pm by

The King and Queen of Spain today attended the National Awards for Innovation and Design 2015 at the Teatro Cervantes in Malaga. King Felipe delivered a speech in which he said it was imperative to “awaken and encourage innovative vocations” in Spain in order to continue responding positively to future challenges. He and Queen Letizia then presented the five awards to individuals and organisations that have excelled in the field of design … Continue reading

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Felipe VI Attends An Event At The Diplomatic School

  November 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

King Felipe VI of Spain attends an event with dimplomatic corps today in Madrid. The event was the graduation of 12 new secretary of embassies who completed courses at the Diplomatic School. During his speech at the event, Kind Felipe said “Today as yesterday, in the exercise of our functions, we should know better preserve the principles and values ​​that characterize our society: the defense of freedom, democracy and human … Continue reading

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The Princess of Asturias Celebrates Tenth Birthday

  October 31, 2015 at 6:00 am by

Leonor, the Princess of Asturias today celebrates her tenth birthday. The eldest of the two daughters of the-then Prince and Princess of Asturias, Leonor was born an Infanta of Spain at the Ruber International Clinic in Madrid. She was baptised in January 2006 at Zarzuela Palace, with her paternal grandparents, King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia, acting as her godparents. View image | gettyimages.com Princess Leonor during the summer holidays … Continue reading

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Princess Leonor Awarded Order of the Golden Fleece

  October 30, 2015 at 3:30 pm by

The Princess of Asturias, who celebrates her tenth birthday tomorrow, has been awarded the Order of the Golden Fleece by her father, King Felipe VI; the first awarding of this Order of his reign. The honour was approved by the Council of Ministers today. The Order of the Golden Fleece was found in 1430 by Philip III, Duke of Burgundy to mark his marriage to Isabella of Portugal. In previous … Continue reading

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Felipe and Letizia Visit Colombres As Part of the Princess of Asturias Award 2015 – Day 3

  October 24, 2015 at 10:00 pm by

Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia visited the town Colombres as part of the 2015 Princess of Asturias Awards. The town won this years award of Exemplary Town of Asturias. View image | gettyimages.com King Felipe started his visit by giving a speech, he said “Colombres offers the world a lesson in beauty, solidarity and shared work. Your history can not be understood without the solidarity character you have. We … Continue reading

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Felipe and Letizia Attend The Princess of Asturias Award 2015 – Day 2

  October 23, 2015 at 3:30 pm by

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia attended a meeting with the juries and the members of the Princess of Asturias Awards, Foundation Boards of Trustees and the winners of the 2014 Thesis, University of Oviedo awards. The royal couple also met with the winners of the Medal of Asturias 2015, they congratulated them on their win. View image | gettyimages.com In the evening, Kind Felipe, Queen Letizia and Queen Sofia … Continue reading

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