Media reports indicate that prosecutors may ask a judge to include Infanta Cristina in their anti-corruption investigation involving her husband Iñaki Urdangarin.
Also, some politicians are re-opening the question of abdication, suggesting that King Juan Carlos make way for his son to take over as Head of State.
However, the Royal Household said there was no talk at all of abdication.
Today, Spanish Government Vice President Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, according to news reports, defended King Juan Carlos and the Monarchy as a uniting force in Spanish society.
She also dismissed efforts to include the Royal Household in new transparency legislation. She said it should remain autonomous from other agencies.
While the King has published budget and earnings information, the ruling conservative People’s Party says more open books would be unprecedented among major European Royal Houses.
Urdangarin is scheduled to testify again in the investigation this weekend.
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