Juan Carlos I Of Spain

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  • Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik of Denmark are among the few European royals not forced to cut back spending because of the debit crisis. In Spain, King Juan Carlos has cut his own salary, as well as that of his son and heir Crown Prince Felipe, by about 7 percent. In Britain, Queen Elizabeth has opened some parts of Buckingham Palace to tourists, raising money on admission tickets. Official accounts showed British taxpayers spent nearly $50 million supporting the monarchy in 2011. (Associated Press)

    European royals deal with small taste of austerity

    Spain's Crown Princess Letizia has a penchant for haute couture. Queen Elizabeth II's Bentleys are spotless. Belgium's King Albert II maintains a sumptuous villa in the south of France. But many of Europe's royals are feeling a pinch of the austerity sweeping the continent as it deals with its debt crisis.

  • Spanish king apologizes for elephant hunting trip

    In an unprecedented act of royal contrition, Spain's king apologized Wednesday for having gone elephant-hunting in Africa while everyday people endure a severe economic crisis.

  • King bags a scandal on safari in Africa

    MADRID | King Juan Carlos of Spain managed to unite right and left, young and old, those with jobs and those without in universal outrage over his tone-deaf African hunting safari.

  • Spain's King undergoes hip replacement surgery

    Spain's King Juan Carlos has successfully undergone hip replacement surgery after a fall caused fractures near his arthritis-affected joint, officials said Saturday. It was the monarch's fourth operation in less than two years.

  • Spain king hurt in Botswana elephant hunting trip

    Spain's King Juan Carlos has successfully undergone hip replacement surgery after tripping on stairs and fracturing bones around the joint while on an elephant hunting trip in Botswana, officials said Saturday. It was the monarch's fourth surgery in almost two years.

  • Spain king's son-in-law appears in court

    The Spanish king's son-in-law was jeered by hundreds of protesters, who pelted his car with eggs as he arrived at a court Saturday to answer questions about suspected fraudulent deals.

  • Carlos Mario Gonzalez, 16, who was a sophomore at Cathedral High School in El Paso, Texas, was one of three U.S. students who were killed by unknown gunmen on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, outside a car dealership across the border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. (AP Photo/Cathedral High School)

    U.S. teens killed in Juarez crossed border for party

    Two of three teens shot to death at a car dealership in Mexico over the weekend had crossed the border from Texas for a party in Ciudad Juarez, one of the most dangerous cities in the world, then stayed overnight to shop for a used car, friends in El Paso said Tuesday.

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