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Prince Henrik vs Prince Laurent - a battle to discredit constitutional monarchy

Royal Central’s Europe Correspondent, Laura Dekkers, offers her opinions regarding the ongoing antics of Prince Henrik of Denmark and Prince Laurent of Belgium. Who is doing more to discredit constitutional monarchy in Europe? Recently, two different royals from two different families have made huge fools out of themselves, as well as possibly causing hurt to their families and the…
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Prince Laurent's Twitter account deleted

It was discovered yesterday that Prince Laurent of Belgium’s Twitter account (@Laurent_of_B) had been deleted. Members of the Belgian media made the discovery yesterday morning. Many had wondered if King Philippe had pressured his younger brother to delete his account…
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Prince Laurent, l'enfant terrible?

It seems like in every royal family there is a member who cuts corners from time to time. Often it is the result of an exaggeration by the press but sometimes there really are royals who do not feel the need to follow the rules or do not behave like they are expected to. An excellent example of a scapegoat in the Belgian Royal Family is the brother of King Philippe of Belgium. Meet Prince…
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Belgian PM suffers hearing loss after standing too close to Princess Astrid firing starting pistol

The Belgian prime minister, Charles Michel, was perhaps hoping for a few trouble-free days after playing host to the President of the United States, Donald Trump, but it was not to be. He appeared at the start of a 20km run in Brussels on Sunday, where the starting pistol was wielded by Princess Astrid, the younger sister of King Philippe of the Belgians. He was visibly startled by the firing of…
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Burger King angers Belgian monarchy

There is trouble brewing between two monarchs; one is the Burger King the other the King of Belgium. Burger King has launched an advertising campaign in Belgium to herald the opening of the chain in the country. The campaign asks Belgians to vote online so they can…
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Vogue says styles of Queen Mathilde and Crown Princess Mary inspired by First Lady Melania Trump

Think Queen Mathilde and Crown Princess Mary are getting style inspiration from First Lady Melania Trump? Vogue seems to think so. The legendary fashion magazine noted that when the Queen of the Belgians arrived in Denmark for a State Visit at the end of March, her icy blue coat dress was similar in style to the coat dress Melania Trump wore to her husband’s January inauguration; and the coat…
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