I am also a victim, claims ex-king Juan Carlos’ former lover as scandals push Spanish monarchy to the brink


TFormer Spanish king Juan Carlos’ ex-lover claimed she was the victim of a political conspiracy after being summoned to court over her allegations the royal was illegally paid millions in a deal railway.

Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein was due to testify in a Spanish court next week in a much-anticipated hearing, but the case has been delayed indefinitely after prosecutors challenged the judge’s decision to bring the case.

It is the latest twist in a history of an ongoing monarchy, of missing millions and mistresses, which has intrigued and dismayed the Spaniards in equal measure.


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