A Spanish court has upheld corruption charges against Princess Cristina de Borbon, sister of newly-crowned King Felipe VI, and her husband in one of the last steps before a trial that could cloud the monarchy’s bid to rebuild its reputation. Photograph: Daniel Aguilar/Files/Reuters.

A Spanish court has upheld corruption charges against Cristina de Borbon, sister of newly-crowned King Felipe VI, and her husband in one of the last s(...)

 Spanish princess Cristina smiles on arrival at the courthouse in Palma de Mallorca in Spain this morning before answering a judge’s questions in a long-running corruption investigation involving her husband, Inaki Urdangarin. Photograph:  EPA

Spain’s princess Cristina gave testimony before a judge today in a corruption case that has deepened public anger over graft among the ruling class an(...)

Denmark and New Zealand were found to be the least corrupt on the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index for 2013. Image: Transparency International

Ireland is ranked number 21 out of 177 countries named on the annual ‘corruption’ index published by Transparency International, up from a ranking of (...)

Employees of public broadcaster Radio Television Valenciana protest on November 6th after the regional government announced the closure of its TV and radio stations. Photograph: Heino Kalis/Reuters

It sounds like a dream for any TV journalist: working for a network whose ratings have soared and having absolutely zero interference from corporation(...)

King Juan Carlos has increasingly appeared out of touch as Spain struggles with economic crisis and the royal family is hit by scandal. Photographer Diego Giudice/Bloomberg

Public opinion in Spain has turned against King Juan Carlos in favour of his son Felipe, an opinion poll showed on Sunday, showing the toll tak(...)

Spain’s Princess Cristina who is due in court at the end of the month. Photograph: Reuters

A Spanish court has named the king’s daughter princess Cristina as a suspect in a corruption case involving her husband. The Palma de Mal(...)