Spain`s King Felipe VI lashed out against corruption in his first Christmas Eve address but made no direct reference to his sister, Cristina de Borbon, who was ordered on Monday to stand trial for tax crimes.
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque is feeling positive about 2015 despite the shock of failure at this year`s World Cup and is confident he can successfully shepherd the team through qualification for Euro 2016.
Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain`s King Felipe VI, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of tax fraud, the High Court of the Balearic Islands said on Monday, prolonging the embarrassment of the royal family which has sought to distance itself from a corruption probe.
Spain`s main web-surfers` association warned Friday that national media will lose huge internet traffic when Google shuts its Google News operation next week in protest at being made to pay for content, while newspapers called for talks to prevent the closure.
Spain`s Supreme Court will consider two paternity suits against former king Juan Carlos lodged by a waiter and his sister who believe they are the illegitimate children of the ex-monarch, a judicial source said on Thursday.
Princess Cristina's husband should be tried for fraud and embezzlement, but there's no basis for charges against her, a prosecutor said on Tuesday in a corruption probe that has weighed heavily on Spain's royal family.