There was embarrassment for King Felipe this week when it emerged that his sisters had had a Covid-19 vaccination on a private visit to see their self-exiled father, ex-King Juan Carlos, in Abu Dhabi (UAE). Infantas Elena, 57, and Cristina, 55, ... the UAE Embassy in Madrid said that vaccination there is for citizens and residents and only a negative PCR test is needed to enter. A Royal statement said King Felipe "isn't responsible for his sisters' actions". Although the Infantas are nowadays ... not referred to as part of the core Royal Family it is awkward for the King who has called for the monarchy to set an example. There has been widespread criticism from politicians of the Infantas' vaccination.