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Belgium's Princess Elisabeth begins university education

Belgium’s Princess Elisabeth has begun her university education at Oxford University’s Lincoln College in the United Kingdom. Her first day of classes is today. The Belgian Royal Palace has released nine new photos to mark the occasion, which were taken on 27 and 28 of September in Oxford by Bas Bogaerts. She is photographed alongside some of her new classmates in some of the…
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Belgium's King Philippe enjoys an afternoon at the museum

King Philippe of Belgium spent an afternoon looking at an art exhibition at the MOU Museum in Oudenaarde.  The facility, located in the small town of Oudenaarde in the Eastern Flanders province, is approximately 70 kilometres west of Brussels.  His Majesty visited at the museum to receive a tour of the exhibition titled ‘Universus’, which contains a selection of art pieces by…
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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde rally around locals two months after devastating floods left 37 people dead

Two months after the devastating floods that hit central Europe, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium went back to the most affected areas to see the progress that has been made and discuss strategies for the future. On 15 September, Their Majesties arrived at Hotel de Ville in Verviers for an initial briefing on the current status of things in the area and the ongoing efforts to…
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Is the quiet retirement of Belgium's Queen Paola about to get more interesting?

Queen Paola of Belgium is marking her 84th birthday quietly but she is set to tell her own story for the first time since it was confirmed that her husband, King Albert, fathered a child outside of marriage. Earlier this year, newspaper Nieuwsblad, broke the exclusive that Brussels Screen Film Fund had secured an interview with Queen Paola. While the contents of the interview aren’t…
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