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Spain’s Felipe is king, succeeds father

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MADRID — Prince Felipe became Spanish king today in the wake of the abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos, who had signed an abdication law hours earlier.

The 46-year-old crown prince became King Felipe at midnight and is to be ceremonially inaugurated today in the Spanish Parliament.

The 76-year-old monarch made a surprise June 2 announcement that he would step aside for a “younger generation.” The move required parliamentary approval because no provision for abdication had existed under Spanish…

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