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MADRID | Heir to Spanish throne, 13, speaks publicly for 1st time

MADRID — The heir to the Spanish throne, 13-year-old Princess Leonor, has made her first public address at an official event marking the 40th anniversary of Spain’s Constitution. Leonor de Borbon, the elder of two daughters of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, read out the first of 169 articles of Spain’s Carta Magna, which … Continue reading MADRID | Heir to Spanish throne, 13, speaks publicly for 1st time

MADRID | Far-right rally in Madrid draws thousands angry with govt

MADRID — A few thousand Spaniards have protested in Madrid against the Socialist-led government at a rally organize by marginal right-wing groups. The protestors gathered in front of the Spanish parliament on Saturday, many holding either the current-day Spanish flag or its predecessor that stood for the dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco. The crowd shouted … Continue reading MADRID | Far-right rally in Madrid draws thousands angry with govt

MADRID | The Latest: Rajoy tells lawmakers it was honor to lead Spain

MADRID — The Latest on moves to oust Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Mariano Rajoy has told the Spanish parliament that he is proud of his record as prime minister in brief remarks ahead of a no-confidence vote that appears set to give the power to the opposition Socialists. Rajoy … Continue reading MADRID | The Latest: Rajoy tells lawmakers it was honor to lead Spain