BelgiumEuropean Royals

Queen Mathilde's uncle convicted of running a scam

Count Henri d’Udekem d’Acoz, an uncle of Queen Mathilde of the Belgians, has been convicted of running a scam by a court in Kortrijk in Belgium. He has been convicted to six months probation and a fine of 1375 euros. “They worked in tandem to extort money from my client”, said Geert Sustronck, the victim’s attorney. “They paid through the nose, but nothing was being…
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International royals

From Playboy Prince to King Rama X?

The new King Rama X has had quite a colourful past, and most of this will be hidden from the Thai people due to their strict lese majeste laws. The then Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has been married and divorced three times and is reportedly due to be married for a…
International royals

Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn Becomes King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun

Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn has completed his ascension to the throne as King Rama X of Thailand. He will be known officially as His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. The full name of the King in Pali means “Vajiralongkorn Descended by Flesh and Blood of God Indra, Overlord of all Angels”, but the Thai people will mostly refer to him as King Rama X. “I accept the…
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European RoyalsSweden

Prince Daniel does the Mannequin Challenge

The Mannequin challenge is taking over the internet. The challenge, which involves a group of people who stop in the middle of a movement, while a camera sweeps through the room. Prince Daniel of Sweden had now joined the trend. Last Wednesday afternoon during a meeting with Generation Pep Prince Daniel joined Carolina Klüft and Lina Axelsson Kihlblom. Prince Daniel can be seen holding his…
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BelgiumEuropean RoyalsThe Netherlands

King Philippe brings a piece of Belgium for King Willem-Alexander

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians have brought a little something special for the state visit to the Netherlands; a piece of land. During the start of the state visit to the Netherlands, both countries will sign a border correction treaty concerning the province of Limburg in the south of the Netherlands. The Belgian peninsulas Presqu’île de L’llal and Presqu’île…
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