Downing Street confirms Spanish royals’ visit will go ahead despite general election

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ROYAL VISIT: King Felipe VI with Queen Letizia of Spain

THE King of Spain’s state visit to the UK from June 6 to 8, will go ahead despite the snap general election on 8 June according to Downing Street sources.

King Felipe VI will visit Britain along with Queen Letizia of Spain as the election campaign reaches its climax.

The visit could prove awkward given tensions over the sovereignty of Gibraltar during Brexit negotiations.



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