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Spain's Queen Sofia booed at hotel opening

16 July 2013 Last updated at 15:20 BST

Spain's Queen Sofia has been booed by angry crowds as she arrived to open a new hotel in Cangas del Narcea, northern Spain.

Police had to hold back crowds who were protesting against cuts to the coal mining industry.

The Queen was accompanied by the Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism.

More than a hundred miners took part in the demonstrations.

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