A woman talks with a waiter while a TV displays King Juan Carlos of Spain delivering a live statement announcing his abdication in a restaurant in Madrid, Spain, on Monday, June 2, 2014. Spanish Prime... more 
A woman talks with a waiter while a TV displays King Juan Carlos of Spain delivering a live statement announcing his abdication in a restaurant in Madrid, Spain, on Monday, June 2, 2014. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says King Juan Carlos plans to abdicate and pave the way for his son, Crown Prince Felipe, to become the country's next king. The 76-year-old Juan Carlos oversaw his country's transition from dictatorship to democracy but has had repeated health problems in recent years. His popularity also dipped following royal scandals, including an elephant-shooting trip he took in the middle of Spain's financial crisis that tarnished the monarch's image. The king came to power in 1975, two days after the death of longtime dictator Francisco Franco. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Daniel Ochoa de Olza
Mon, Jun 2, 2014 8:57 AM EDT