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Spanish Monarchy

Spain's New King Sworn In

AP | HAROLD HECKLE and BARRY HATTON | Posted 08.19.2014 | World

MADRID (AP) — Taking the Spanish throne on Thursday, King Felipe VI sought to inspire his beleaguered countrymen amid troubled economic times and li...

The King Who Apologized To His People Abdicated

Montserrat Domínguez | Posted 08.03.2014 | World
Montserrat Domínguez

Older and worn out, the king who once apologized to his people, is now leaving office. By choice, yes, but also driven by the reality of a country that has long stopped considering him untouchable, a time when his crucial role in the transition of the country to democracy is diluted in memory and is not enough to ensure the unconditional support of the people.

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...

Spanish Nobles Rebel Against Women Gaining Inheritance Rights

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A group of Spanish nobles is pooh-poohing a new law that affords inheritance rights to women, if they are the eldest offspring, the Guardian reports: ...