Ex-king Juan Carlos I’s mistress says €65M gift ‘not unreasonable’

Juan Carlos I reigned as king of Spain from November 1975 until his abdication in June 2014 Juan Carlos I reigned as king of Spain from November 1975 until his abdication in June 2014.  He was a popular monarch for most of his four-decade reign who played a critical role in the country’s transition to … Read more Ex-king Juan Carlos I’s mistress says €65M gift ‘not unreasonable’

King Juan Carlos’ mistress accuses Spanish royals of launching a ‘smear campaign’ against her

The former mistress of Spain‘s King Juan Carlos has accused Queen Sofia and other members of the country’s royal family of launching a ‘smear campaign’ against her following their affair.  Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, 56, had a relationship with the ex-monarch, 82, between 2004 and 2009 and became caught up in scandal following the revelation that … Read more King Juan Carlos’ mistress accuses Spanish royals of launching a ‘smear campaign’ against her

Juan Carlos I’s ex-mistress compares herself to Wallis Simpson

The ex-mistress of Spain‘s scandal hit former King Juan Carlos I has compared herself to Wallis Simpson as she says she was blamed for a man’s downfall.  Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, 56, who lives in London, had an affair with the 82-year-old royal between 2004 and 2009. Juan Carlos, who is married to Queen Sofia, 81, left his … Read more Juan Carlos I’s ex-mistress compares herself to Wallis Simpson

London-born ‘computer genius’ Carlos Acutis is to be beatified by the Catholic Church

A British-born Italian teenager who dedicated his short life to spreading the faith online and helping the poor will be beatified by the Catholic Church today. That leaves him just one miracle away from becoming the world’s first millennial saint. Internet and computer-mad youngster Carlo Acutis, who died of leukaemia in 2006 aged 15, was … Read more London-born ‘computer genius’ Carlos Acutis is to be beatified by the Catholic Church

Ex-mistress of Spain’s scandal-hit former king Juan Carlos admits she avoided his children

The ex-mistress of Spain‘s scandal hit former King Juan Carlos I has opened up about their tumultuous relationship and admitted she avoided his children because meeting them made her ‘uncomfortable’.  Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, 56, who lives in London, had an affair with the 82-year-old royal between 2004 and 2009.  Juan Carlos, who is married to … Read more Ex-mistress of Spain’s scandal-hit former king Juan Carlos admits she avoided his children

Aide to fugitive Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn pleads not guilty

An aide to fugitive Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn pleaded not guilty to hiding tens of millions of dollars for his boss today as the trial against him began in Tokyo.  Greg Kelly denies an $87million conspiracy charge in a saga which has gripped the business world since Ghosn’s arrest nearly two years ago. Ghosn is … Read more Aide to fugitive Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn pleads not guilty

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain put on a united front in Ibiza amid King Juan Carlos scandal

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain continued to put on a united front amid the ongoing scandal surrounding former King Juan Carlos as they visited the island of Ibiza today.  The royal couple looked cool in cotton as they paid a visit to the Monographic Museum and Necropolis of ‘Puig des Molins’, said to … Read more King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain put on a united front in Ibiza amid King Juan Carlos scandal

Spain’s former King Juan Carlos, 82, HAS fled to the UAE

Spain‘s scandal-plagued former King Juan Carlos has fled to the UAE, the royal palace today confirmed, following reports he was staying in Abu Dhabi with his mistress. The 82-year-old ‘travelled to the United Arab Emirates on August 3 and he remains there,’ a royal spokesman said without giving further details. Juan Carlos is believed to … Read more Spain’s former King Juan Carlos, 82, HAS fled to the UAE

Spain’s former King Juan Carlos is with lover of 40 years in Abu Dhabi hotel, royal expert claims 

Spain‘s scandal-hit former king has fled to Abu Dhabi with his long-time lover, a royal expert has claimed.    The controversial Juan Carlos, 82, is believed to be with his ‘most faithful friend for the past 40 years’ in a £10,000-a-night presidential suite in Abu Dhabi.  Royal expert and author Pilar Eyre says the ex-king and … Read more Spain’s former King Juan Carlos is with lover of 40 years in Abu Dhabi hotel, royal expert claims 

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos, 82, ‘was banished from the country by his son King Felipe VI’

Spain‘s disgraced former king Juan Carlos was banished from the country by his son – the reigning King Felipe VI – amid the latter’s corruption scandal, sources claim. The 82-year-old revealed on Monday that he had decided to leave Spain to help his son, the current King Felipe VI, ‘exercise his responsibilities’.  But sources revealed … Read more Spain’s former king Juan Carlos, 82, ‘was banished from the country by his son King Felipe VI’