In all the general election excitement in the UK, one vital question has been overlooked by the pundits – what’s going to happen with the visit of the Spanish Royal family to the UK? The election is on June 8, and King Felipe is supposed to be visiting on June 6-7. He and his family can still meet the Queen of course but with purdah in force across the UK government, he won’t be able Continue reading So what’s going to happen to the Spanish State visit?
As a commoner and a journalist, Queen Letizia was seen as a threat to the future of the Spanish monarchy by Juan Carlos, her future father-in-law. Juan Carlos, 77, who abdicated last year in favour of his son King Felipe, 47, was hostile towards his future daughter-in-law, according to a new book about the family. The Court of Felipe VI, published this week, claims that Juan Carlos was uneasy with a journalist inside the royal Continue reading Queen Letizia ‘the common journalist’
It seems, from facebook comments, that the crown prince of Spain, Felipe , and his family spent the weekend in Mojacar on a private holiday!