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Prince Felipe VI proclaimed King of Spain

Prince Felipe VI proclaimed King of Spain

MADRID, June 19 (UPI) --Felipe VI was proclaimed Spain's new king on Thursday.
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Spain arrests 8 suspected Islamist militants

Spain arrests 8 suspected Islamist militants

MADRID, June 16 (UPI) --Spanish authorities have arrested eight members of an Islamist militant cell suspected of recruiting and deploying fighters to aid ISIS.
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Fashionable Princess Letizia, likened to Kate Middleton, to be crowned Queen of Spain

Fashionable Princess Letizia, likened to Kate Middleton, to be crowned Queen of Spain

MADRID, June 4 (UPI) --The ultra glamorous Princess Letizia is capturing the global spotlight after her father-in-law, Spain's King Juan Carlos, announced his abdication on Monday.
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Spanish King Juan Carlos announces abdication

Spanish King Juan Carlos announces abdication

MADRID, June 2 (UPI) --Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Monday that King Juan Carlos I will abdicate and pass the throne to his 46-year-old son Prince Felipe.
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Spanish princess to testify at tax fraud and money laundering trial

Spanish princess to testify at tax fraud and money laundering trial

MADRID, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Spanish Princess Cristina will offer closed-door testimony on Saturday in the corruption trial concerning husband IƱaki Urdangarin's non-profit foundation.
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Spanish princess accused of tax fraud and money laundering

Spanish princess accused of tax fraud and money laundering

Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Spanish Princess Cristina, the youngest daughter of King Juan Carlos, was formally accused of tax fraud and money laundering on Tuesday, and ordered to appear for questioning on March 8.
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Spanish king released from hospital

MADRID, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Spanish King Juan Carlos was released from the hospital Monday, four days after he had hip surgery, officials said.

Gibraltar row creates new headache for Brussels

BRUSSELS, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- European Union negotiators have renewed a diplomatic initiative to mediate a worsening British-Spanish standoff over Gibraltar, the British overseas territory disputed by Madrid.

Argentina goes for second-hand jets for air force

BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- As compromises go, Argentina is buying used French Mirage jets from Spain rather than pour scarce cash into an ambitious but more desirable acquisition of new aircraft.

Spanish King Juan Carlos to undergo hip surgery

MADRID, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Spanish King Juan Carlos was not considering abdicating as he prepared to undergo hip surgery for a second time, officials said.

Rajoy's troubles seen behind Gibraltar escalation

MADRID, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned of further curbs on British territory Gibraltar in an escalation seen by his opposition critics as a last-ditch attempt to distract attention from a brewing corruption scandal.

Morocco to release 48 jailed Spaniards

RABAT, Morocco, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Moroccan King Mohammed VI has agreed to release 48 Spaniards from prison at the request of Spanish King Juan Carlos, officials said.
Driver of train that derailed in Spain charged

Driver of train that derailed in Spain charged

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain, July 26 (UPI) -- The driver of a train that derailed in Spain, killing 78 people and injuring more than 100 others, was charged Friday with 78 counts of reckless homicide.
Train driver questioned after deadly crash in Spain

Train driver questioned after deadly crash in Spain

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain, July 25 (UPI) -- Police questioned the driver Thursday of a high-speed train that derailed in Spain in a fiery crash that killed at least 80 people, authorities said.

Argentina struggles to raise cash for shale develoment

BUENOS AIRES, June 25 (UPI) -- Argentina is struggling to raise cash to develop its lucrative shale oil and gas resources. The problem, industry analysts say, is not that the shale deposits are hard to access.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy waits for Spanish King Juan Carlos to arrive at the Elysee Palace in Paris, December 12, 2007. (UPI Photo/Eco Clement)
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