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Princess on trial in Spain

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PALMA, SPAIN - Spanish King Juan Carlos's daughter Cristina entered court smiling under the gaze of the world's media on Saturday to answer fraud accusations, a historic first for the troubled royal family. 

After stepping out of a dark car, the princess walked the final few steps into a court in Palma de Majorca, nodding to television crews, photographers and reporters crowded near the door.

Dressed in a white shirt and black jacket, the 48-year-old princess appeared relaxed as she headed into the closed-door hearing with a judge who suspects her of tax fraud and money laundering.

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