Spanish princess headed for trial after appeal thrown out

January 9, 2015 12:56 PM

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Spain's Princess Cristina looks set to be tried on charges of tax fraud after a judge Friday rejected an appeal by her lawyers against her indictment.

Cristina, 49, was indicted Dec. 22 as part of a four-year probe into her businessman husband, Inaki Urdangarin, a former Olympic handball medalist, who faces charges ranging from money laundering to fraud.

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