Spanish ex-king Juan Carlos I, suspected of corruption, wants to leave the country and live abroad in the future. As reported by the Spanish royal family, Juan Carlos I informed his son King Felipe VI. in a letter about his decision. The Spanish Supreme Court launched an investigation in June. It is about the alleged involvement of the former monarch in a corruption affair.

From November 22, 1975 to June 18, 2014, Juan Carlos I was King of Spain. He played a crucial role in the country's transition from the Francoist dictatorship to the hereditary parliamentary monarchy.