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Belgian King and Queen visit victims of the terrorist attacks in Brussels

Following the devastating acts of terrorism in Brussels, the King and Queen of the Belgians paid a visit to the victims of the attacks to offer their condolences. On Wednesday, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde visited Brussels Airport, where they paid tribute to those who had lost their lives, before making their way to two nearby hospitals where the survivors are being treated for their…
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Royals from across Europe react to Brussels attacks

By Charlie Proctor, with additional reporting by Moniek Bloks The royals of Europe have today been sending messages of condolence to the King of Belgium and the Belgian people following the terror attacks which took place in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Several countries have already approached King Philippe to show their support, including King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and King…
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Queen Fabiola of Belgium's Inheritance Settled

The inheritance of Queen Fabiola of Belgium has been settled. Queen Fabiola died on 5 December 2014 after a widowhood of 21 years. Her husband had reigned as King Baudouin of the Belgians from 1951 until his sudden death in 1993. The couple had no children and Queen Fabiola…
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Monarchs from across Europe call for unity and tolerance

Monarchs from across Europe have made calls for unity and tolerance as they address their nation in an annual Christmas broadcast. Many of the broadcasts reflected on the recent atrocities that have occurred over the past year, including the deadly terror attacks around the world and the migrant crisis in which millions have fled their homes for a better life in Europe. In the United Kingdom…
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Belgium's king pays a surprise visit to a centre for asylum seekers

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Prince Philippe becomes King of the Belgians

The former Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant has now taken the oath for the throne of Belgium and has become King Philippe of the Belgians. The new King and Queen of the Belgians: King Philippe and Queen Mathilde. His father, King Albert II, abdicated shortly before and due to Belgium being the only Monarchy in Europe which requires an oath for the Monarch to succeed, the country had no King for…
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