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Spain’s Queen Sofia visits London

PUBLISHED: December 21, 2012 at 3:00 pm  •  LAST EDITED: December 21, 2012 at 5:40 pm
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Spain’s Queen Sofia visits London

• Queen Sofia on a previous visit to the capital

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SPAIN’s Queen has been in London this week doing a spot of Christmas shopping.

It was reported La Reina Sofia spent several hours at Harrods, stopping in one of its restaurants for some food between picking out gifts for her grandchildren.

While criticised for not spending her money in her cash-strapped home nation, it is thought the monarch chose foreign soil so she could pass unnoticed as she browsed the shops.

But rather than staying at Mayfair’s five-star Claridge’s, priced at €2,000 a night – where she stayed during her last trip – this time the Spanish queen contented herself with a room at the €380-per-night Melia White House near Regent’s Park.

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December 23rd, 2012 12:08 pm

It is likely the visit to London was to see her brother too; King Constantine of Greece is a very popular resident of The United Kingdom.


December 23rd, 2012 9:09 pm

Rivetting. ZZZZZZ…

David M.

December 26th, 2012 9:41 am

She went to apologise, in person, over all that Gibraltar fuss…


December 26th, 2012 5:00 pm

and to get away from her hubby…..

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