Spain’s King Demands Model Behaviour Amid Father’s Scandal

Barcelona (AP) Spanish King Felipe VI used his traditional Christmas Eve speech to make a renewed call for Spain’s leaders to demonstrate exemplary behaviour, a message he delivered Thursday night amid a financial scandal centering on his father the country’s previous monarch. Felipe said in a televised address that citizens demand principles that apply to everyone, without exception, and that are above any other considerations, including personal or family (bonds). The message was widely interpreted as a rebuke to the alleged financial improprieties that are threatening to tarnish the once immaculate reputation of King Emeritus Juan Carlos I..

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