10 May, 2010 @ 13:33
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King of Spain recovering after lung operation

THE King of Spain is on the road to recovery after undergoing surgery to remove a benign tumour from his right lung.

King Juan Carlos – a heavy smoker – is convalescing in a “totally satisfactory” way after the procedure at the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona.

The Royal Palace confirmed that the king has already got up and walked around for a few minutes following the operation.

According to son Crown Prince Felipe, the king, 72, said: “As you can see, here I am, in one piece and in good shape.”

Jon Clarke (Publisher & Editor)

Jon Clarke is a Londoner who worked at the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday as an investigative journalist before moving permanently to Spain in 2003 where he helped set up the Olive Press. He is the author of three books; Costa Killer, Dining Secrets of Andalucia and My Search for Madeleine.

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