FOCUS: Can Spain’s King restore faith in the monarchy?

FOCUS: Can Spain’s King restore faith in the monarchy?

Families are frequently a source of embarrassment, but the recent troubles caused by Spanish King Felipe VI's relatives belong to an entirely different realm.

Princess Leonor, Spain’s future queen, to attend boarding school in Wales

Princess Leonor, Spain’s future queen, to attend boarding school in Wales

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 ex-king ‘submits papers to sort out tax affairs’

Spain ex-king ‘submits papers to sort out tax affairs’

Spain’s King Felipe VI self-isolating after contact with coronavirus case

Spain’s King Felipe VI self-isolating after contact with coronavirus case

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

Public outrage over two-day jail release of King’s disgraced brother-in-law

Public outrage over two-day jail release of King’s disgraced brother-in-law

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

Giant inflammable King Felipe sculpture sparks row at Madrid art fair

Giant inflammable King Felipe sculpture sparks row at Madrid art fair

Spain’s King Felipe speaks out during Catalan separatists’ trial

Spain’s King Felipe speaks out during Catalan separatists’ trial

Spain’s King Felipe drops in on troops in Iraq

Spain’s King Felipe drops in on troops in Iraq

King Juan Carlos under fire for meeting Saudi crown prince

King Juan Carlos under fire for meeting Saudi crown prince

Madrid to take legal action over Catalan parliament vote against the monarchy

Madrid to take legal action over Catalan parliament vote against the monarchy

Anti-king banner unveiled in Barcelona ahead of attacks ceremony

Anti-king banner unveiled in Barcelona ahead of attacks ceremony

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

‘I will go to Spain’ Trump tells King Felipe VI

‘I will go to Spain’ Trump tells King Felipe VI

Iñaki Urdangarin chooses women’s prison to serve his time

Iñaki Urdangarin chooses women’s prison to serve his time

Behind bars: King’s brother-in-law jailed over graft scandal

Behind bars: King’s brother-in-law jailed over graft scandal

Urdangarin: King’s brother-in-law given five days to report to jail of choice

Urdangarin: King’s brother-in-law given five days to report to jail of choice

Urdangarin: Spanish king’s brother-in-law loses appeal and faces jail

Urdangarin: Spanish king’s brother-in-law loses appeal and faces jail

King Felipe and Queen Letizia to meet Trump in White House

King Felipe and Queen Letizia to meet Trump in White House

Smiles all round: Saudi crown prince visits Spain to sign €2.2 billion arms deal

Smiles all round: Saudi crown prince visits Spain to sign €2.2 billion arms deal

Spanish king backs judges during Catalonia visit

Spanish king backs judges during Catalonia visit

Right royal bust-up: Viral video shows Queen Letizia clashing with mother-in-law

Right royal bust-up: Viral video shows Queen Letizia clashing with mother-in-law

King Felipe VI celebrates 50th birthday with intimate glimpse of family life

King Felipe VI celebrates 50th birthday with intimate glimpse of family life

King Felipe VI defends Spain’s image amid Catalan crisis

King Felipe VI defends Spain’s image amid Catalan crisis

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

Spanish royals release official Christmas card

Spanish royals release official Christmas card

In pics: Spanish royal family on holiday in Mallorca

In pics: Spanish royal family on holiday in Mallorca

Brexit brings uncertainty to Spanish businesses and citizens, says King Felipe

Brexit brings uncertainty to Spanish businesses and citizens, says King Felipe

Second time lucky: Spain’s royal Ferraris finally get buyers

Second time lucky: Spain’s royal Ferraris finally get buyers

Queen speaks of ‘resilient spirit of cooperation and goodwill’ between UK and Spain

Queen speaks of ‘resilient spirit of cooperation and goodwill’ between UK and Spain

WATCH: Spain’s King Felipe VI calls for Gibraltar dialogue in speech to UK parliament

WATCH: Spain’s King Felipe VI calls for Gibraltar dialogue in speech to UK parliament

In pics: Spanish royals on parade during state visit to London

In pics: Spanish royals on parade during state visit to London

Spain’s King and Queen start state visit to UK amid Brexit tensions

Spain’s King and Queen start state visit to UK amid Brexit tensions

Jail term for King Felipe’s brother-in-law could rise to ten years

Jail term for King Felipe’s brother-in-law could rise to ten years

Spanish royal visit to UK postponed until July due to snap election

Spanish royal visit to UK postponed until July due to snap election

Queen to receive Spanish king in June, then Trump

Queen to receive Spanish king in June, then Trump

Spanish royals to make rescheduled state visit to UK

Spanish royals to make rescheduled state visit to UK

Spanish royals announce state visit to Japan in April

Spanish royals announce state visit to Japan in April

Princess Cristina acquitted in royal fraud trial but husband jailed

Princess Cristina acquitted in royal fraud trial but husband jailed

Verdict due in Spanish royals’ fraud trial

Verdict due in Spanish royals’ fraud trial

Spain hopes to broker lucrative warship sale to Saudi Arabia

Spain hopes to broker lucrative warship sale to Saudi Arabia

Spanish king to make delayed visit to Saudi Arabia to promote warship sale

Spanish king to make delayed visit to Saudi Arabia to promote warship sale

Five Catalans who burned photos of Spanish king arrested

Five Catalans who burned photos of Spanish king arrested

Spanish princess dons reindeer jumper in royal Christmas card

Spanish princess dons reindeer jumper in royal Christmas card

Spanish media giant ‘kills’ Swedish royal

Spanish media giant ‘kills’ Swedish royal

Spain’s royal family pose for holiday snaps in Mallorca

Spain’s royal family pose for holiday snaps in Mallorca

Princess Cristina awaits verdict as fraud trial ends

Princess Cristina awaits verdict as fraud trial ends

Royals took advantage of Spain’s tax evasion amnesty

Royals took advantage of Spain’s tax evasion amnesty

Spanish king’s aunt admits she had company in Panama

Spanish king’s aunt admits she had company in Panama

Leaked text chat embarrasses scandal-hit Spanish royals

Leaked text chat embarrasses scandal-hit Spanish royals

Queen Letizia’s fav designer stuns with Madrid comeback

Queen Letizia’s fav designer stuns with Madrid comeback

Spanish royals cancel state visit to Britain amid govt woes

Spanish royals cancel state visit to Britain amid govt woes

Spanish court refuses to drop case against Princess Cristina

Spanish court refuses to drop case against Princess Cristina

King Felipe steps up to try and end political deadlock in Spain

King Felipe steps up to try and end political deadlock in Spain

‘All citizens equal before the law’: Princess Cristina fraud trial starts

‘All citizens equal before the law’: Princess Cristina fraud trial starts

Spanish king’s brother-in-law: From Olympic glory to royal shame

Spanish king’s brother-in-law: From Olympic glory to royal shame

Spain’s Princess Cristina: From fairy tale life to national ‘baddie’

Spain’s Princess Cristina: From fairy tale life to national ‘baddie’

Spain’s King Felipe VI pleads with Europe to be ‘generous’ to refugees

Spain’s King Felipe VI pleads with Europe to be ‘generous’ to refugees

January court date set for Infanta Cristina and husband in fraud case

January court date set for Infanta Cristina and husband in fraud case

Off with his head! Bust of King axed by Barcelona

Off with his head! Bust of King axed by Barcelona

Night drone mystery at Spanish royal palace

Night drone mystery at Spanish royal palace

Spanish royals complete first state visit to Mexico

Spanish royals complete first state visit to Mexico

King Felipe VI launches Spanish proficiency test

King Felipe VI launches Spanish proficiency test

Spanish King and Queen on state visit to Mexico

Spanish King and Queen on state visit to Mexico

King Felipe VI boosts popularity of monarchy

King Felipe VI boosts popularity of monarchy

King Felipe strips his scandal-hit sister of title

King Felipe strips his scandal-hit sister of title

Five hits (and misses) of King Felipe’s first year

Five hits (and misses) of King Felipe’s first year

Spain’s little ‘prince’ shamed for racist rant

Spain’s little ‘prince’ shamed for racist rant

Prince Kardam of Bulgaria dies in Spain

Prince Kardam of Bulgaria dies in Spain

Future queen’s aunt calls for end to monarchy

Future queen’s aunt calls for end to monarchy

Queen Elizabeth II: Why she loves (and loathes) Spain

Queen Elizabeth II: Why she loves (and loathes) Spain