Scandal-hit former king returns to Spain after 2 years

prosecutors there said they discovered he received $100 million from the Saudi finance ministry in 2008 before he stepped down as king. The investigation also turned up millions more received …

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Spain’s former king also investigated for use of illicit credit cards

Juan Carlos already faces procedures in Spain and Switzerland for possible irregular commissions received for railway public contract in Saudi Arabia. Exactly three months after fleeing to the United Arab …

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Washington Post

Spain’s king and prime minister visit Barcelona amid protest

A few thousand Catalan separatists protested Friday against a visit by Spanish King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to Barcelona amid continued tensions between the restive region and …

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Foreign Policy

Is Spain’s Royal Family Finished?

On Aug. 3, 82-year-old Juan Carlos I, the king of Spain from 1975 to 2014, announced his decision to leave the country because of “public repercussions that certain past events …

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