Spain's Princess Cristina arrives in court for questioning over corruption case

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Spain’s Princess Cristina has arrived in court for questioning over a corruption scandal which involves the business dealings of her husband.

There was a huge media presence for the first time a member of the country’s royal family has appeared in court as the subject of a criminal investigation.

The investigation which began four years ago has damaged the reputation of Spain’s royals and sparked ant-monarchy demonstrations.

The younger daughter of King Juan Carlos will face dozens of questions from a judge in the closed-door hearing in Palma de Mallorca.

The accusations against her husband Urdangarin a former Olympic handball player include embezzling six million euros of public money The princess and her husband deny any wrongdoing.