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King Philippe's workplace to open to public after National Day

It’s summertime in Europe! And as more and more people get vaccinated and get the chance to travel, they jet towards monarchic state capitals and big cities. Naturally, this means a visit to a Royal Palace is almost mandatory! This will be the case for any tourists who will land in Brussels between the 23rd of July and the 29th of August. As the tradition mandates, the Royal Palace of…
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Belgium's future queen approaches end of historic military training

Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant has entered the final stages of her year long military training at a special camp in Belgium. The heir to the throne is now just weeks away from becoming the first Belgian princess to complete military formation. Embed from Getty Images Elisabeth, now 19 years old, joined her fellow trainee officers, at the Lagland camp at Arlon where they will hone…
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Queen Mathilde injures her left thumb

During a visit to a pharmaceutical company on Tuesday, Queen Mathilde of Belgium was seen sporting a wrist brace on her left hand.  When asked for comment, a Palace spokesperson said that Her Majesty hurt her left thumb in a wrong move, and that the injury is not…
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King Philippe calls Mayor of Antwerp after school building collapse

On Friday,, a school building under construction partially collapsed in Antwerp, Belgium.  Shortly after the news was made public and confirmed by reliable sources, His Majesty King Philippe had a phone call with the Mayor of Antwerp, Mr Bart de Wever. The Antwerp Fire Brigade had confirmed on Friday afternoon that already more than 10 people had been rescued alive from the rubble and…
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Queen Mathilde shoots hoops with female Olympic basketball team

Queen Mathilde of the Belgians has visited Fitness Campus Lange Munte, in Kortrijk, Belgium, to show her support for the her country’s Olympians ahead of the Tokyo Games.   Her Majesty travelled to the small town, west of Brussels, to give a final encouragement to the Belgian female basketball team, the Cats, who got their first Olympic qualification to take part in the Tokyo…
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