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Princess Cristina, husband on trial in corruption case

By Agencies in Palma de Mallorca, Spain ( China Daily ) Updated: 2016-01-12 08:14:23

Mother-of-four is the first royal to face criminal charges in court since monarchy is reinstated

Spain's Princess Cristina and her husband went on trial on Monday under intense global media scrutiny in a landmark corruption case that has outraged the country and sullied the monarchy's reputation.

Cristina, a 50-year-old mother-of-four with a master's degree from New York University, is the first Spanish royal to face criminal charges in court since the monarchy was reinstated following the 1975 death of dictator General Francisco Franco.

Princess Cristina, husband on trial in corruption case

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