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King Felipe VI calls for 'new Spain' as he is sworn in

19 June 2014 Last updated at 13:47 BST

King Felipe VI has called for "a new Spain that we will build together" after being proclaimed head of state in a ceremony in parliament.

Earlier, King Felipe received the royal sash from his father, Juan Carlos, at the Zarzuela Palace near Madrid.

Chris Morris reports.

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