Philip VI and Letizia visit Pope Francisco

Today, the kings of Spain Philip VI and Letizia, met with Pope Francis in the Vatican. This is their first trip abroad as monarchs and was held between jokes and the the invitation of the kings to the Pope to visit Spain. Before entering to the papal library for the meeting of...

75% of Spaniards support that Felipe VI encourages the dialogue between politicians

A survey by Metroscopia for El Pais newspaper showed that most Spaniards would be in favor of Philip VI to encourage agreements between the divided political parties and regions. The monarchy has so far remained outside of the political rivalries in the recent years, and it is...

Rajoy will represent Spain at the investiture of Varela

Mariano Rajoy, President of Spain, will be responsible for representing his country at the investiture of the new President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, on July 1. Until now, it was Philip VI, who in his position of heir to the Spanish Crown represented Spain ...

Philip VI bets on “a renewed monarchy for a new time”

Philip VI was proclaimed King of Spain in the House of Representatives, preceded by a military parade. From his perception of  how should be the Crown, the king now offers “a renewed monarchy for a new time”, as mentioned in his speech. The need for a democratic...

Cristina will not attend the coronation of her brother Philip VI

Princess Cristina, sister of the future King Philip VI, will not participate in the proclamation of her brother on June 19. Cristina has been kept apart from the official acts of the royal family since late 2011. The youngest daughter of the King was charged for tax fraud b...

Philip VI will be present at the General Assembly of the United Nations

Philip VI will represent Spain at the opening of the General Assembly of the United Nations, which every September gathers the leaders of the 193 member states in New York. The Spanish government and the royal family would agree Philip to be the one who go to the appointment as...

Spanish Congress approves abdication of Juan Carlos I

Spanish deputies approved this Wednesday the abdication of King Juan Carlos I, to give rise to the proclamation of Philip VI, despite calls for a referendum about monarchy or republic. The law was adopted by 299 votes in favor, 19 against and 23 abstentions by Deputies. Smaller...

Five amendments are filed against abdication law of Juan Carlos

Five amendments were filed against the project that will make effective abdication of Juan Carlos I by parties that ask for a referendum about the monarchy in Spain. The draft law would count with a large majority support in the House of Representatives, which will be debated on...