- The New York Times
- Sweden celebrates the 70th birthday of their King Carl XVI Gustaf, whose celebration was attended by fellow European royals, including Denmark's Margrethe II, former King of Spain Juan Carlos I and former Queen of the Netherlands Beatrix.
- King Juan Carlos I of Spain announces that he is to abdicate with Felipe, Prince of Asturias, to succeed him.
- Prince Felipe, the eldest son of King Juan Carlos I and formerly Prince of Asturias, ascends the Spanish throne as King Felipe VI.
- Infanta Cristina, the youngest daughter of the King of Spain, Juan Carlos I, is charged by a magistrate with tax evasion and money laundering.
- Spanish King Juan Carlos is criticised for going on a hunting trip to Botswana while his country is in an economic crisis.