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Thousands turn out to bid farewell to Greece’s former king

Jan. 16, 2023 08:32 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — As a crowd of thousands chanted “Long live the king” and “Constantine, Constantine,” the casket carrying the former and last monarch of Greece emerged from Athens' metropolitan cathedral Monday after a funeral service attended by royalty from across Europe. ...

Spain's former king wins latest stage in harassment lawsuit

Dec. 06, 2022 15:41 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Spain’s former king, Juan Carlos I, on Tuesday won the latest stage of a London court battle with an ex-lover who accused him of harassment after they split up. Danish socialite and businessperson Corinna Larsen, 57, was the unofficial partner of Juan Carlos for...

Promising Spain brings back the 'tiki-taka' at the World Cup

Nov. 24, 2022 06:28 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It was a World Cup win fit for a king. Literally. King Felipe VI was among those congratulating Spain in Qatar after its 7-0 rout of Costa Rica in the World Cup opener Wednesday, when “La Roja” reintroduced the “tiki-taka” and put on a masterclass of ball...

Venezuelan poet Rafael Cadenas wins Cervantes Prize

Nov. 10, 2022 13:22 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Venezuelan poet Rafael Cadenas has been awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world’s highest literary honor, by Spain's government. The 92-year-old Cadenas has published more than 20 works of poetry and essays, including the volumes of verse...