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As it happened: King Felipe VI officially sworn in after Juan Carlos' abdication

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By Thomas Seymat
As it happened: King Felipe VI officially sworn in after Juan Carlos' abdication

<p>Spain’s new king, Felipe VI, has been sworn in today in a low-key ceremony which monarchists hope will usher in a new era of popularity for the troubled royal household. </p> <p>Felipe, 46, becomes king after his father, Juan Carlos, abdicated earlier this month following a series of scandals that led many Spaniards to question the role of the monarchy itself.</p> <p><h3>The morning Felipe VI became king, as it happened</h3></p> <p><iframe src="//embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v7.aspx?Id=660518&ThemeId=19970" width="600" height="1000" frameborder="0"></iframe></p>