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Belgium's royals lead three minute silence for coronavirus victims

The King and Queen of the Belgians led commemorations for those who have lost their lives to coronavirus as Belgium marked its National Day. King Philippe, Queen Mathilde and their four children bowed their heads in remembrance as they joined a three minute silence for the 9,800 people who have died in the pandemic. The commemoration took place as the Royal Family participated in a Te Deum…
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King Philippe to grant audiences to four 'coronavirus heroes'

King Philippe of Belgium will invite four ‘corona heroes’ for a personal meeting at the Royal Palace. All Belgians are encouraged to submit their stories about people who have distinguished themselves during the COVID-19 crisis. Out of these submissions, four stories will be selected and those people will be thanked by the King during an audience. King Philippe of the Belgians has…
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Belgium's past, present and future rulers show support for country's economy

The King of the Belgians has been pictured with his predecessor and his heir as the country’s royal family continued their very public support for local tourism. King Philippe, King Albert II and Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant were photographed together as Belgium’s royals visited a popular spot to encourage others to holiday at home. Embed from Getty Images The…
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Prince Joachim given fine of €10,400 for breaking quarantine measures

Prince Joachim of Belgium has been given a fine of €10,400 for breaking quarantine measures in Spain. Prince Joachim tested positive for the coronavirus after visiting Córdoba. He had travelled there after flying to Madrid from Belgium without going into quarantine for two weeks as required. It was initially reported that a private party he attended had more than 15 people present and…
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