Spanish King abdicates in favour of Son

King Juan Carlos with Crown Prince FelipeJNN 03 June 2014 MADRID  — Spain’s King Juan Carlos, who led Spain’s transition from dictatorship to democracy but faced royal scandals amid the nation’s near financial meltdown, will abdicate so his son can become the country’s next monarch, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told the country Monday in an announcement broadcast nationwide. Continue reading