3000 euros for publishing a cartoon of prince Filipe. The cartoon was funny:
Their offence was to have published a cartoon last July making ribald fun of the heir to the Spanish throne, and of the government's scheme to encourage women to have more babies by giving mothers a special payment for each new birth.
It was a caricature of Prince Filipe having sex with his wife, Princess Letizia, and telling her: "Do you realise that if you get pregnant, it will be the closest thing to work I've done in my life?"The journalists were charged with "damaging the prestige of the crown"". It raises the issue of