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Tribute to King Juan Carlos on his 80th birthday

Tribute to King Juan Carlos on his 80th birthday
  • The following day the annual new-year ceremony in honour of the country's armed forces was held at Madrid's royal palace

King Emeritus Juan Carlos, who abdicated in favour of his son Felipe in 2014, celebrated his eightieth birthday on 5 January.

The following day the annual new-year ceremony in honour of the country's armed forces was held at Madrid's royal palace and the present king paid tribute to his father in his speech.