King Juan Carlos & Prince Felipe attend public ceremony

Spain's King Juan Carlos I has attended a public ceremony a day after the monarch announced he would abdicate in favour of his son Prince Felipe.

King Carlos and Prince Felipe in royal finery watch the march. Credit: TVE

Both standing in military uniform and preceding over the event, they watched soldiers and band members march past the royal box.


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