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The king who bought flowers for his wife at the market

King Philippe of the Belgians has stopped off to buy a bouquet for his queen as he visited a market to find out how they are coping as restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic are lifted. King Philippe of the Belgians stops off to buy flowers for Queen Mathilde(photo Belgian Royal Palace Twitter) King Philippe chose red roses for Queen Mathilde, telling the stallholder that…
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Statue of King Leopold II removed in Belgium

A controversial statue of King Leopold II has been removed in Belgium after it was vandalised by protesters. The statue is to undergo repairs, however, it is unlikely to return to public display and could end up in a museum. There have long been calls for the statue of…
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Prince Joachim of Belgium apologises for not respecting quarantine measures

Prince Joachim of Belgium, King Philippe’s nephew, has apologised for not respecting the quarantine measures while in Spain. In a press release sent out by his attorney, His Royal Highness said: “I apologise for not respecting all quarantine measures during my trip. In these difficult times, I did not want to offend anyone. I deeply regret my actions and will accept the…
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Duchess of Brabant brings the "Kate Effect" to Belgium

Call it the Elisabeth Effect! When the Belgian Royal House announced that 18-year-old Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, would be attending the Royal Military Academy starting this fall, the photo to accompany the press release on the royal website featured Princess Elisabeth jogging outdoors. Now, Liebaert Textiles is reporting that after the photo of the 18-year-old hit the internet…
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The Duchess of Brabant to attend military academy

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, known as the Duchess of Brabant as the heir to the Belgian throne, will graduate from the UWC Atlantic College in Wales. The Belgian Royal House has announced that the heir to the throne will start the next phase of her education at the Royal…
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Belgian royals send congratulations to Grand Ducal Family on birth of heir

Belgium’s King and Queen sent a message of congratulations on Twitter, in French and Dutch, to Luxembourg’s Grand Ducal Family on the birth of the new heir to the throne. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde tweeted from Laeken Castle, “Congratulations to the parents and grandparents on the birth of His Royal Highness Prince Charles.” 🍼 Félicitations aux parents et…
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