A Spanish judge has charged princess Cristina - younger daughter of king Juan Carlos - with tax fraud and money laundering, possibly paving the way to an unprecedented trial of a member of the royal family. Photograph: Marcelo del Pozo/ Reuters

The new year is not going well for the Spanish royal family. Yesterday’s announcement that princess Cristina has been named as a suspect in a corrup(...)

Turkey minister of youth and sports Suat Kilic speaks to the media . Photograph:  Halleran/Getty Images

After two years of intense lobbying and tens of millions of dollars spent, Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo are making their final pleas to the Internationa(...)

Spain’s Princess Elena (left), Princess Letizia (rear centre) and Prince Felipe (right) comfort relatives of the train crash victims at the end of a funeral mass at the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on July 29th. Photograph: AP

Minutes past midnight in the square fronting the flamboyant baroque cathedral in Spain’s Santiago de Compostela, a solitary besuited figure looks up. (...)

Members of Spain’s royal family, including Queen Sofia, Princess Letizia and Prince Felipe, attending Easter Mass at the cathedral in Palma de Mallorca last Sunday. Photograph: Enrique Calvo

As he addressed a group of newly graduated judges yesterday, Prince Felipe called on them to carry out their duties with “prudence and strength”, a(...)

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