SPANISH ROYAL FAMILY

The private life of Spain’s King Felipe

When not in the media spotlight, the 52-year-old enjoys taking his daughters to see movies at a public cinema and strolling through the streets of Madrid

SPAIN’S ROYAL FAMILY

Sofía: a queen who has grown stronger in the face of adversity

As she turns 80, the mother of King Felipe VI is enjoying huge popularity after incidents such as the “Corinna case” and a very public spat with her daughter-in-law Letizia

HISTORICAL MEMORY

Who is who in the family of former dictator Francisco Franco

The seven children of Carmen Franco and her grandson, Luis Alfonso de Borbón, are the heirs to both his political legacy, and his assets

NÓOS CASE

Spanish king’s brother-in-law, jailed in graft case, gets first prison visit

Princess Cristina de Borbón flew in from Geneva to spend 40 minutes with Iñaki Urdangarin

URDANGARIN CASE

Spanish king’s sister prepares for uncertain future following Nóos ruling

Cristina de Borbón y Grecia may need to relocate after the Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed prison time for her husband over corruption charges

ROYAL CONTROVERSY

How the relationship between the two queens of Spain started to sour

As a video of Letizia and Sofía physically tussling after an Easter Mass has revealed, tensions are high in the Spanish royal family

Spanish Royal Family

Video: Spain’s Queen Letizia clashes with mother-in-law at Easter mass

Camera captures moment when queen tries to block a photo of her daughters with their grandmother

Urdangarin case

Countdown begins, as Spanish king’s brother-in-law prepares for jail time

After a year spent living in Switzerland, the ‘infanta’ Cristina’s husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, is facing a three year prison sentence for his role in the Noós corruption scandal

Soccer star Iker Casillas and partner Sara Carbonero get married in secret

The TV journalist and the former Real Madrid player are currently expecting their second child

Bullfighting

Bullfighters come out in support of matador who held daughter in ring

“Fran” Rivera’s colleagues post their own photos practicing with their children

SPAIN’S ROYAL FAMILY

Why Queen Sofía is not for retiring

Unlike her husband, the 76-year-old has maintained a public role since her son became king

Plane Crash in Alps

Spanish king suspends France visit in wake of Germanwings air crash

PM Mariano Rajoy sends messages of condolence in press conference and via Twitter

Irina Shayk opens up about Ronaldo

Following their breakup, Russian model reveals her disappointment with Real Madrid star

Separation, Inditex-style

Zara clothing heiress Marta Ortega splits up with her showjumper husband

Felipe VI pays tribute to father as he presides first Pascua Militar

King also thanks the armed forces as he oversees military ceremony dating back to 1782

Duchess of Alba lies in state in Seville

Her eldest son Carlos is now tasked with preserving family's artistic and historical legacy

OBITUARY

Spain’s rebel noble, the Duchess of Alba, dies aged 88

A society figure who challenged convention, she married for the third time three years ago

Concern grows over health of Spain’s Duchess of Alba

The 88-year-old aristocrat is unconscious and suffering from pneumonia

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A new life for King Juan Carlos

After giving up the throne, Spain’s former monarch seems keen to maintain an informal public role

THE HANDOVER OF THE SPANISH THRONE

A queen with a mind of her own

Letizia has made the new king more approachable, though the public often views her as cold

the end of juan carlos’ reign

Leonor becomes a crown princess

Felipe's eldest daughter has begun a low-key public life to prepare her for her future role

Naming and shaming the celebrity tax dodgers

Soprano Montserrat Caballé is just the latest famous Spaniard to fall foul of the tax authorities

TELEVISION

‘The Voice’ contestant dies aged 11

Iraila broke down in tears when she was picked for next round of TV talent show The youngster had been suffering from cancer for four years

‘Falcon Crest’ at Spain’s top winery

Feud divides Vega Sicilia-owning family as the father fights to hold on to the reins of the business empire

MOTOR RACING

María de Villota's last message

A book written by the former racing driver, who died last week at the age of 33, is now on sale

PEOPLE

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker’s other cross to bear

Spain captain and parents in dispute over company managing player's assets

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Di Stéfano’s children win custody over their soccer legend father

Suit was filed after finding out octogenarian Real Madrid man was planning to marry a woman fifty years younger than him