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Old 06-02-2014, 04:35 AM
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King Juan Carlos Announces Abdication: June 2, 2014

President Mariano Rajoy is now announcing it during and official press conference
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Old 06-02-2014, 04:37 AM
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@BBCBreaking: King Juan Carlos to abdicate, Spain's prime minister says http://t.co/1yFAwtod4z
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Old 06-02-2014, 04:37 AM
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BBC News - King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates

King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates


King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate, the prime minister announces
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Old 06-02-2014, 04:39 AM
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King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-27662301



King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate, the prime minister announces
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Old 06-02-2014, 04:40 AM
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Has it been announced when the turnover will happen?
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Old 06-02-2014, 04:44 AM
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Just heard on the radio, what an unexpected news. God bless the King!
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Old 06-02-2014, 04:45 AM
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Has it been announced when the turnover will happen?
No specifics just yet.
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No, that information might come later today or later this week.
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Old 06-02-2014, 04:46 AM
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Meeting of King Juan Carlos and President Mariano Rajoy

http://www.casareal.es/ES/Actividade...spx?data=12018

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Old 06-02-2014, 04:54 AM
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So, its official. I didn't believe it when i saw the breaking news tweet on my phone.
Best of luck to the new King & queen.
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Long live King Felipe vi and Queen Letizia !
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Old 06-02-2014, 04:54 AM
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I wonder what went on behind the scenes. The old man will surely have protected himself. This will be hard on everybody, we'll see how active for example Sofia will stay. Juan Carlos will probably become some kind of Elder Statesman, still using his connections. There will be a lot of pressure on the Asturias family now, Leonor becoming Princess of Asturias at the age of 9.
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Old 06-02-2014, 05:01 AM
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Official news from casareal.es:

Casa de Su Majestad el Rey de España - Actividades y Agenda - Su Majestad el Rey abdica la Corona de España

With a photo: http://www.casareal.es/sitios/Listas...0602_Rey_3.jpg

Photo of the stepping-down-document:

http://www.casareal.es/sitios/Listas...0602_Rey_4.jpg
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Yes, indeed. Great changes ahead for three generations.
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Old 06-02-2014, 05:05 AM
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CNN breaking news
@cnnbrk: Spain's King Juan Carlos will be stepping down, prime minister said. The monarch's 46-year-old son will take over.
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Old 06-02-2014, 05:06 AM
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how long will the process take?

we are 72 looking at this thread i think during the day more will take part in this news update.
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Old 06-02-2014, 05:07 AM
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Message of His Majesty the King at 12

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Old 06-02-2014, 05:07 AM
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Hello mag article:
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Old 06-02-2014, 05:10 AM
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I'm in shock !!!
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Old 06-02-2014, 05:10 AM
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what is known at this time. when will ut happen?
will there be a cermony
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