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Spain's King Attends His Last Parade Before Giving Up The Throne

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 08.08.2014 | World

MADRID (AP) — Spain's King Juan Carlos has presided over a reception ceremony for Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in one of the monarch's last ...

Spain's King Abdicated. What Now?

Octavio Salazar | Posted 08.02.2014 | World
Octavio Salazar

After the surprising news this week -- which was not, in fact, surprising, given that the abdication of King Juan Carlos has long been bandied about as the most realistic way for the Spanish monarchy to bring its institutional crisis to an end -- the many questions now emerging are two-fold.

LOOK: Spanish Anti-Monarchy Protests Attract Thousands

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

MADRID -- Thousands of people demonstrated against the Spanish monarchy Sunday, demanding the return of a democratically elected head of state, anothe...

King Breaks Hip On Outrage-Inducing Elephant-Hunting Trip

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

MADRID — Spain's 74-year-old king came under scathing criticism Sunday for going on an expensive elephant hunting trip in Botswana amid the nati...

Spanish King's Grandson Makes Royal Mistake

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2012 | Weird News

(Corrects type of weapon in paragraphs 1, 5) MADRID, April 10 (Reuters) - A teenage grandson of Spain's King Juan Carlos shot himself ...

Suspect Arrested For Spanish King Assassination Attempt

AP | Posted 09.06.2011 | World

MADRID (AP) -- Police in Britain arrested a suspected Basque separatist Thursday who is wanted in connection with a 1997 plot to assassinate the king ...