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Spain’s former king Juan Carlos played a pivotal role in restoring democracy after the death of Gen Francisco Franco in 1975. File photograph: Getty

Spain’s royal household has confirmed that disgraced former king Juan Carlos is in the United Arab Emirates, two weeks after it was announced that he (...)

There are few recent falls from grace quite as vertiginous as that of Juan Carlos de Borbón, Spain’s former king. For decades, he was a poster boy for(...)

Spain’s then king Juan Carlos, photographed in Madrid in 2009. Photograph:  Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP via Getty Images)

The whereabouts of former king Juan Carlos remained a mystery on Tuesday after he abruptly left Spain under a cloud of scandal, and the Dominican Rep(...)

 The then Spanish King, Juan Carlos I, with Queen Sofia, during a visit to  the Spanish autonomous city of Ceuta, Africa, in November 2007. File photograph: Jose Luis Roca/AFP/Getty

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos is to leave the country and go into exile abroad following a series of damaging allegations about his financial arrang(...)

The Spanish Steps at a deserted Piazza di Spagna in central Rome on Thursday. Photograph: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP

The high death tolls and mass coronavirus outbreaks seen in China and Italy are likely to soon occur in other countries around Europe, the European Un(...)

Protesters wave Spanish flags during a demonstration  in Madrid against the government of Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez. Photograph: Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty Images

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Madrid on Sunday to protest against the government’s handling of the Catalan question, as Spain braced itself (...)

Taxi drivers protest in Barcelona at what they claim is a failure by authorities to regulate the activities of digital ride-sharing companies. Photograph: EPA

A taxi drivers’ strike has caused major disruption in Madrid and Barcelona and cast doubt on the efforts of ride-sharing firms such as Uber to consoli(...)

Trump said: “The Sahara border can’t be bigger than our border with Mexico.” Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

Donald Trump suggested the Spanish government tackle the Mediterranean migration crisis by emulating one of his his most famous policies and building (...)

Astronaut Pedro Duque: said  he wished his mother was still alive to see his appointment. Photograph:  Luis Tejido/EPA

Spain’s new prime minister has appointed an astronaut as his science minister in a cabinet dominated by women. Pedro Sánchez announced on Wednesday t(...)

Spain’s new prime minister Pedro Sánchez, King Felipe VI  and former prime minister Mariano Rajoy pose during a swearing-in ceremony at the Zarzuela Palace  in Madrid. Photograph: Emilio Naranjo - Pool/Getty Images

Pedro Sánchez has been sworn in as Spain’s prime minister, a day after the Socialist leader successfully ousted predecessor Mariano Rajoy, who lost a (...)

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