King and Queen of Spain host lunch for Mexican President and First Lady

King and Queen of Spain host lunch for Mexican President and First Lady

Their Majesties the King and Queen of Spain have hosted a lunch for the President and First Lady of the United Mexican States at the Palace of La Zarzuela in Madrid, which is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. President Enrique Peña Nieto and First Lady Mrs Angélica Rivera are finishing a tour of Europe in which they have visited the city of Hanover in Germany and the…

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A look at Spain’s royal Olympians

As we are in the middle of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, we are taking a look at the royal Olympians from Spain – a country that has had no shortage of athletes with royal blood competing in the Olympic Games. Both former King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía were Olympians in sailing, as were their daughter Infanta Cristina and son King Felipe. Their son-in-law,…

Queen Letizia: “A person that I love very much was diagnosed with cancer”

Yesterday, Queen Letizia of Spain revealed that someone very close to her was recently diagnosed with cancer. She revealed the information in her remarks at a forum hosted by the Spanish Association Against Cancer, which was organised to mark World Cancer Day on 4 February. “Five weeks ago a person that I love very much was diagnosed with a complicated cancer. It is not the first time in my…

Princess Leonor receives Order of the Golden Fleece in official ceremony

Her Royal Highness Leonor, Princess of Asturias received her Order of the Golden Fleece in an official ceremony yesterday. Her father King Felipe presented her with the Order on the occasion of his 50th birthday. Along with the King and Princess, in attendance were members of the Spanish Royal Family, Queen Letizia, Infanta Sofía, King Juan Carlos, Queen Sofía, Infanta Elena (sister of King…