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Flags, cheers greet Spain's new King Felipe VI

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Spain's new King Felipe VI vowed to clean up the scandal-hit monarchy as he launched his reign on Thursday, cheered on by crowds waving red and yellow flags. 

Spain's King Felipe VI (centre), Queen Letizia and Crown Princess of Asturias Leonor (left) and Princess Sofia pose on the balcony of the Royal Palace in Madrid on June 19, 2014

Thousands of Spaniards put aside their World Cup misery to line the sun-splashed streets of Madrid, yelling "Long live the king!"

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