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King Felipe and Queen Letizia Kiss As They Formally Take Power In Spain

Queen Letizia and King Felipe VI of Spain formally acceded to the throne today The kiss says it all. Europe’s most glamorous new young royals – Queen Letizia and King Felipe VI of Spain – formally acceded to the throne today after Felipe’s father, the scandal hit King Juan Carlos, tearfully signed the official instrument of abdication at midnight last night. It was a sad end to a 36 year reign for King Juan Carlos. He took over the throne in 1975, two days after the death of longtime dictator General Francisco Franco, and halted an attempted military coup in 1981. But he fell out of favour when…