Princess Cristina and her husband Inaki Urdangarin arrive at a makeshift courtroom in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on Monday. The couple deny any wrongdoing. Photograph: Emilio Morenatti/AP

Spain’s Princess Cristina appeared in court on Monday on charges of tax fraud, the first member of the royal family to stand in the dock, as a lengthy(...)

Spain’s Princess Cristina of Spain and her husband Iñaki Urdangarin, who go on trial on Monday on tax fraud charges, pictured in June 2010. Photograph: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images

Spain’s Princess Cristina, the younger sister of King Felipe, goes on trial on Monday on tax fraud charges in a case that has rocked the monarchy and (...)

Clay “caganer” (defecator) figures of Albert Rivera, Mariano Rajoy, Pedro Sanchez and Pablo Iglesias at the Santa Llucia market in Barcelona. “Caganers” are believed to bring good luck. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

In the week leading up to the most open and arguably most significant elections their country has had in more than three decades, Spaniards’ attention(...)

Spain’s Princess Cristina leaving a courthouse. File photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Spain’s Princess Cristina will stand trial on tax fraud charges on January 11th, a court has announced. She will be the first royal family member to s(...)

Princess Cristina, the sister of Spain’s newly installed King Felipe VI, has been formally named as a suspect in a corruption investigation

Princess Cristina, the sister of Spain’s newly installed King Felipe VI, has been formally named as a suspect in a corruption investigation, and could(...)

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(...)

Spain’s King Juan Carlos makes a televised speech yesterday  in the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid announcing his abdication. Photograph: AP

King Juan Carlos I, credited as a key figure in the building of Spain’s modern democracy, has announced his abdication after nearly four decades on th(...)

Princess Cristina of Spain leaves the Palma de Mallorca courthouse after giving evidence on Saturday as part of the “Noos trial”. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Princess Cristina became the first direct member of Spain’s monarchy to appear in court as a suspect, when she faced a five-hour interrogation on Satu(...)

 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(...)

A Spanish national police officer stands guard at the rear entrance of a courthouse  in  Palma de Mallorca.  Princess Cristina, daughter of King Juan Carlos, will appear before the magistrate there on February 8th. Photograph: Enrique Calvo/Reuters

It is an ordinary-looking 40m stretch of concrete, sloping down to the courthouse in central Palma, on the island of Mallorca, and yet it has been (...)