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King applauds Infanta Leonor's first Barcelona speech

King applauds Infanta Leonor's first Barcelona speech
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  • The heir to the throne made her first speech at the Princess of Girona awards this week

Despite tension from separatists outside the Barcelona convention centre, the Princess of Girona awards, celebrating young people's innovation, went ahead this week.

The Princess of Girona is the official title in Catalonia for the heir to the throne, Infanta Leonor.

On Monday, the young princess made her first speech at the annual event, addressing guests in Spanish, Catalan, English and even Arabic.