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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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Queen Mathilde celebrates the 20th anniversary of The Breast International Group

Queen Mathilde of the Belgians was present at the 20th anniversary of the Breast International Group (BIG) on Monday, 17 October 2016 at the City Hall in Brussels. This event aimed to bring together breast cancer specialists from around the world to conduct research in a structured way. Her Majesty, who is the Honorary President of the group, made a speech to the specialists present in English…
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Belgian Royal Family Comes Out For National Day

Crowds in Brussels were treated to the sight of the whole Royal family attending church to celebrate the National Day. The Belgian King and Queen were joined by their four children; Princess Elisabeth, Prince Gabriel, Prince Emmanuel and Princess Eléonore, and Prince Laurent, the King’s younger brother. A Te Deum Service in the Cathedral of St Michael and St Gudula was followed by a march past…
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Princess Astrid of Belgium robbed of purse in Paris

Princess Astrid of Belgium has reportedly been robbed in Paris of her purse, according to French daily newspaper Le Parisien. The incident occurred Thursday, 2 June on the A86 Aubervilliers in France. Le Parisien reports that an assailant shattered the passenger window…
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Belgium's Prince Amedeo and Princess Elisabetta Maria expecting first child

Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia aren’t the only royals expecting a child next month. The Royal Palace of Belgium confirmed on Tuesday, 12th April that Prince Amedio, (30), and his wife, Princess Elisabetta “Lili” Maria Rosboch von Wolkenstein, (28), are expecting their first child next month. The sex of the child was not revealed in the announcement Unlike other…
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