King Silent On Catalan Convictions

King Felipe continued with his public agenda today despite growing unrest in Spain over the conviction of Catalan separatist leaders.

The King made an appearance today at the Royal Academy of Engineering and has not addressed the issue.

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The Spanish Supreme Court convicted the Catalan separatists of sedition. In the past, the King has spoken forcefully in favor of unity and against those who violate constitutional norms.

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Royals Celebrate National Day

King Felipe, Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia presided over the Fiesta Nacional parade in Madrid this weekend.

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People around the world celebrate the day to mark their Hispanic heritage. In Madrid, members of the Armed Forces march down key avenues, with the Royal Family playing a central role.

King Meets With Netherlands, UAE Royals

King Felipe traveled to the Netherlands last week to Amsterdam to mark a Rembrandt-Velázquez exhibit at the Rijksmuseum.

The King met with King Willem-Alexander during the stop. Queen Letizia and Queen Máxima were not involved.

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King Felipe also last week met with Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi in Madrid during his visit to the International Book Fair.

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Queen Letizia last week was a key figure during events on mental health issues.

Constitutional Court Scraps Probe Of Monarchy

Spain’s Constitutional Court today invalidated a panel tasked with investigating the Royal Family.

The Catalan Parliament, led by pro-independence and republican parties, created the panel to probe any wrongdoing by the King or his relatives.

Today the Constitutional Court said the Catalan Parliament did not have the power take such a step.

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King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the Royal Palace of Aranjuez south of Madrid this month for a meeting of the Cervantes Institute leadership. Spanish Royal Household

The Constitutional Court also noted the King is inviolable under the Spanish Constitution.

Royals Open Opera Season

King Felipe and Queen Letizia attended the opening of the opera season at the Royal Theater in Madrid earlier this month.

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Their Majesties, siting in the Royal Box, saw a performance of Don Carlo with a host of dignitaries.

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The King and Queen have attended several opera season openings in recent years.