Duchess of Alba, latest news and photos

Spain's magnificent farewell for Duchess of Alba at emotional Seville funeral

Whatever the Duchess of Alba did was on a grand scale. On Friday Spanish society turned out to give the aristocrat, who held the most titles in the world, a...

Palaces, priceless art and sprawling estates: a look at the Duchess of Alba's legacy

Spain's fabulous, flamboyant and well-loved aristocrat the Duchess of Alba, who passed away on Wednesday evening, leaves behind the extensive and ecclectic Alba dynasty. Her more than £3billion fortune boasts...

Spain's dancing Duchess of Alba turns 87 years young

The Duchess of Alba owns more titles than the Queen, has a fortune estimated at £3billion, and is said to be able to cross her country from north to south...

The dancing duchess catches up with her Hollywood pal Tom Cruise

There's nothing like catching up with old friends. So Spain's Duchess of Alba, who lives in Seville's las Dueñas Palace, made the journey to Madrid to see her Hollywood pal...

Dancing out and Thailand trip will have to wait for Duchess of Alba after she breaks hip

The world saw her dancing with delight on her wedding day. But twinkle-toed activities are off the agenda for the billionaire Duchess of Alba for the foreseeable future.The Spanish aristocrat...

A happy ending for the dancing Duchess as her wedding dream comes true

When the Duchess of Alba walked down the aisle for the first time, the lavish nuptials threatened to overshadow the wedding of Britain's Princess Elizabeth. Marrying 64 years later, Spain's...

In pictures: Fiesta begins with incredible barefoot jig

The newlywed Duchess of Alba is in the mood to celebrate after her long-held dream came true. To the utter delight of well wishers, the 85-year-old aristocrat kicked off her...

Duchess of Alba's daughter pulls out of wedding at the last minute

There's been a last-minute setback for the bride in Spain's wedding of the year. The day before the Duchess of Alba's big day, and when things were running smoothly, she...

Excitement as Spain prepares for their wedding of the year

If Britain was on tenterhooks over the Duchess of Cambridge's wedding dress and Monaco was agog to see Prince Albert's bride, then excitement in Spain is just high when it...

Inside the majestic palace where Spain's wealthiest aristrocat will marry

She's been to see the king of Spain to seek his blessing and her six children are gathering in Seville ahead of her wedding.With just days to go, the fabulously...

'He has completely changed my life': Duchess of Alba on her younger fiancé

It is the age-defying romance that caught the world's attention.And now – with little more than a month left to go before her wedding, the Duchess of Alba has opened...

Love conquers all for Spain's most colourful aristocrat

The Duchess of Alba is proof that you're never too old to fall head over heels in love.At the grand age of 85, Spain's most famous and wealthy aristocrat is...



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