Princess acquitted as husband sentenced to jail

Infanta Cristina acquitted of tax evasion but ordered to pay €265,000 fine

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Princess Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarín leaving court following one of the trial sessions Photo: EPA

King Felipe’s sister Princess Cristina, the first member of Spain’s royal family to stand trial in modern history, has been acquitted of charges of tax fraud. However, the Provincial Court of the Balearic Islands last Friday ordered her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, to be jailed for six years and three months at the end of a lengthy corruption investigation known as the Nóos case.

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