‘Alone and bored’: A year after exile, legal woes haunt Spain’s ex-king

‘Alone and bored’: A year after exile, legal woes haunt Spain’s ex-king

A year after Spain's former King Juan Carlos went into self-imposed exile in the face of mounting questions over his finances, he remains under a cloud of suspicion that complicates his return home.

Spain’s former king settles €4 million tax debt from exile

Spain’s former king settles €4 million tax debt from exile

Ex-king’s former lover says Spain spy chief threatened her life

Ex-king’s former lover says Spain spy chief threatened her life

Spain’s disgraced former king settles tax debt

Spain’s disgraced former king settles tax debt

Spain’s scandal-hit former king faces credit card probe

Spain’s scandal-hit former king faces credit card probe

King Juan Carlos insisted €65 million was ‘a gift’ to former mistress

King Juan Carlos insisted €65 million was ‘a gift’ to former mistress

Exiled King Juan Carlos confirmed to be hiding out in United Arab Emirates

Exiled King Juan Carlos confirmed to be hiding out in United Arab Emirates

Spain’s King Felipe distances himself from scandal-hit father

Spain’s King Felipe distances himself from scandal-hit father

Spanish parliament rules out probe of ex-king Juan Carlos over money laundering

Spanish parliament rules out probe of ex-king Juan Carlos over money laundering

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos to undergo heart operation

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos to undergo heart operation

IN PICS: Key moments in the public life of King Juan Carlos I as he announces retirement

IN PICS: Key moments in the public life of King Juan Carlos I as he announces retirement

King Juan Carlos under fire for meeting Saudi crown prince

King Juan Carlos under fire for meeting Saudi crown prince

Controversy as Spain’s King Juan Carlos accused of getting tax amnesty

Controversy as Spain’s King Juan Carlos accused of getting tax amnesty

Former Spanish king’s ‘special friend’ says he laundered money

Former Spanish king’s ‘special friend’ says he laundered money

IN PICS: Key moments in the life of King Juan Carlos

IN PICS: Key moments in the life of King Juan Carlos

King Juan Carlos to stage comeback for birthday celebrations

King Juan Carlos to stage comeback for birthday celebrations

Prince Kardam of Bulgaria dies in Spain

Prince Kardam of Bulgaria dies in Spain

Row over King Juan Carlos sex-act sculpture

Row over King Juan Carlos sex-act sculpture

Court to study paternity suit against ex-king

Court to study paternity suit against ex-king

Spain says goodbye to ‘rebel’ Duchess of Alba

Spain says goodbye to ‘rebel’ Duchess of Alba

Spain’s Duchess of Alba dies aged 88

Spain’s Duchess of Alba dies aged 88

Men who burned photo of king face hefty fine

Men who burned photo of king face hefty fine

Ex-king’s paternity suit lands in Supreme Court

Ex-king’s paternity suit lands in Supreme Court

‘King’s brother-in-law stole funds’: Accountant

‘King’s brother-in-law stole funds’: Accountant

Suspect fingers ex-king in royal corruption case

Suspect fingers ex-king in royal corruption case

Spain’s new king reaches out to Catalonia

Spain’s new king reaches out to Catalonia

Spain rushes through legal shield for ex-king

Spain rushes through legal shield for ex-king

Catalan parliament calls for vote on republic

Catalan parliament calls for vote on republic

Ruling party fight hard for ex-king’s legal shield

Ruling party fight hard for ex-king’s legal shield

Why the rush to legally shield Spain’s ‘old’ king?

Why the rush to legally shield Spain’s ‘old’ king?

It’s official: King Felipe VI takes Spanish throne

It’s official: King Felipe VI takes Spanish throne

Spain readies legal shield for King Juan Carlos

Spain readies legal shield for King Juan Carlos

Spain to have two kings: Juan Carlos keeps title

Spain to have two kings: Juan Carlos keeps title

No show: King to miss son’s enthronement

No show: King to miss son’s enthronement

Parade plans kill off low-key enthronement

Parade plans kill off low-key enthronement

Spain’s MPs approve king’s abdication

Spain’s MPs approve king’s abdication

‘Spaniards are citizens not subjects of the king’

‘Spaniards are citizens not subjects of the king’

Spanish MPs set to okay king’s abdication

Spanish MPs set to okay king’s abdication

Spain’s PM to back king in key abdication vote

Spain’s PM to back king in key abdication vote

This little girl will be Spain’s top military boss

This little girl will be Spain’s top military boss

62 percent of Spaniards want vote on monarchy

62 percent of Spaniards want vote on monarchy

Spain’s new king to have ‘low-key’ enthronement

Spain’s new king to have ‘low-key’ enthronement

‘Retired king needs legal protection’: Royal Palace

‘Retired king needs legal protection’: Royal Palace

Spain’s left-wing signs republican declaration

Spain’s left-wing signs republican declaration

‘Spain’s new king hasn’t earned Catalan respect’

‘Spain’s new king hasn’t earned Catalan respect’

Spaniards must unite: Spain’s future king

Spaniards must unite: Spain’s future king

Top 10 memes: King of Spain’s abdication

Top 10 memes: King of Spain’s abdication

Government green-lights draft abdication law

Government green-lights draft abdication law

Spain’s royal future: Six key questions

Spain’s royal future: Six key questions

Finally: someone resigns in crisis-hit Spain

Finally: someone resigns in crisis-hit Spain

Monarchy referendum is illegal: Spanish PM

Monarchy referendum is illegal: Spanish PM

How Prince Felipe will become Spain’s new king

How Prince Felipe will become Spain’s new king

Thousands call for end to Spain’s monarchy

Thousands call for end to Spain’s monarchy

In pictures: The reign of King Juan Carlos

In pictures: The reign of King Juan Carlos

King Juan Carlos steps down: Full speech

King Juan Carlos steps down: Full speech

King Juan Carlos, tainted hero of democracy

King Juan Carlos, tainted hero of democracy

Live blog: King Juan Carlos steps down

Live blog: King Juan Carlos steps down

King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate

King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate

Spain’s royals unveil ‘polite’ Twitter account

Spain’s royals unveil ‘polite’ Twitter account

Electoral video banned over king’s hunting photo

Electoral video banned over king’s hunting photo

Spanish king’s plane breaks down again

Spanish king’s plane breaks down again

Anti-royal protesters march in Madrid

Anti-royal protesters march in Madrid

‘Out with the king’: Demo to call for new republic

‘Out with the king’: Demo to call for new republic

Tired king stammers during military speech

Tired king stammers during military speech

‘We don’t want Gibraltar back’: King in 1983

‘We don’t want Gibraltar back’: King in 1983

‘King spent €2m in public funds on hunting lodge’

‘King spent €2m in public funds on hunting lodge’

Spanish King heads home after hip surgery

Spanish King heads home after hip surgery

Spanish King’s hip surgery ‘a success’

Spanish King’s hip surgery ‘a success’

Spain’s prosecutor against court for princess

Spain’s prosecutor against court for princess

Spain’s 17-cent king: Europe’s cheapest

Spain’s 17-cent king: Europe’s cheapest

Spanish King to have hip surgery in November

Spanish King to have hip surgery in November

Prince presides over toned down national day

Prince presides over toned down national day

VOX POP: Should Spain’s King step aside?

VOX POP: Should Spain’s King step aside?

VIDEO: Naked protester disrupts King’s surgery

VIDEO: Naked protester disrupts King’s surgery

Frail Spanish King faces new hip op in two months

Frail Spanish King faces new hip op in two months

Spain’s King faces new hip surgery

Spain’s King faces new hip surgery

Health scare sparks King ‘abdication’ rumours

Health scare sparks King ‘abdication’ rumours

Spanish King booed by justice protesters

Spanish King booed by justice protesters

Spain to ‘defend position’ in Gibraltar row: PM

Spain to ‘defend position’ in Gibraltar row: PM

Spanish paedophile freed by Moroccan King

Spanish paedophile freed by Moroccan King

King’s barber holds court over royal woes

King’s barber holds court over royal woes

Spanish King makes ‘symbolic’ Morocco visit

Spanish King makes ‘symbolic’ Morocco visit

Spanish royals booed at Barcelona opera show

Spanish royals booed at Barcelona opera show

‘Give us back the King’s luxury yacht’

‘Give us back the King’s luxury yacht’

Spain’s king gives up luxury yacht ‘Fortuna’

Spain’s king gives up luxury yacht ‘Fortuna’

French paper floats Spanish King’s farewell

French paper floats Spanish King’s farewell

Spain’s royal family to open up account books

Spain’s royal family to open up account books

King’s daughter waits on court call-up appeal

King’s daughter waits on court call-up appeal

‘The Spanish King didn’t choose his son-in-law’

‘The Spanish King didn’t choose his son-in-law’

‘Strip King’s son-in-law of passport’: Plaintiff

‘Strip King’s son-in-law of passport’: Plaintiff

King’s daughter is being ‘unfairly’ targeted: lawyer

King’s daughter is being ‘unfairly’ targeted: lawyer

King faces ‘inheritance dodging’ claims

King faces ‘inheritance dodging’ claims

Spain votes top celeb drinking buddies

Spain votes top celeb drinking buddies

King leaves hospital after back surgery

King leaves hospital after back surgery

Corruption nabs spotlight among Spanish concerns

Corruption nabs spotlight among Spanish concerns

Crisis hits royals as staff call strike

Crisis hits royals as staff call strike

Spanish PM sad over Chavez death

Spanish PM sad over Chavez death

Should King Juan Carlos abdicate?

Should King Juan Carlos abdicate?

King’s son-in-law denies royal wrongdoing

King’s son-in-law denies royal wrongdoing

Iñaki Urdangarin’s blues

Iñaki Urdangarin’s blues

King Juan Carlos braces for back surgery

King Juan Carlos braces for back surgery