Royal Birthday: King Juan Carlos of Spain

Spain’s former monarch, King Juan Carlos, celebrates his 81st birthday on Saturday, 5 January 2018. Reign (1975-2014) He was born in 1938 in Rome, Italy, the eldest son of Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and Princess María Mercedes of Bourton-Two Sicilies, after his grandfather, Alfonso XIII, his Queen Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg and other members…

Podcast: Prince Charles’ Countdown Tribute & Swedish Royal Wedding

We're back with more royal news, including Remembrance Day services, Prince Charles' tribute to Molly Meldrum, royal wedding in Sweden and Prince Edward visits Australia. The Prince of Wales roasts Molly Meldrum One of the most awkward interviews in Australian history occurred when Countown's host, Ian (Molly) Meldrum interviewed Prince Charles in 1977. Prince Charles…