Belgium

King Albert of Belgium ordered to pay 5,000 euros a day

The Court of Appeal of Brussels has ruled that King Albert of Belgium has to pay 5,000 euros per day as long as he refuses to submit himself to a DNA-test to determine whether Ms Delphine Boël is his daughter. The lawyers of Ms Boël had requested this after King Albert refused to take a DNA-test despite a binding court ruling. Embed from Getty Images Since 2013, King Albert is part of an ongoing…
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King Philippe meets with cancer patients

King Philippe of Belgium has visited the University Hospital of Antwerp to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the charity “Kom op tegen Kanker” (Fight against Cancer). There he met with cancer patients, volunteers, doctors and members of the organisation “Kom op tegen Kanker”. King Philippe travelled north on Friday May 3rd 2019 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the…
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The Belgian Royal Family privately bids farewell to Grand Duke Jean

King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, King Albert and Princess Astrid have driven to Luxembourg to bid farewell to Grand Duke Jean this afternoon. The Belgian Royal Family is closely related to the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg. Only hours after the announcement of the death of Grand Duke Jean, the Belgian Royal Family has paid a private visit to the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg to express their…
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Europe’s lucky number sevens: baby Sussex’s counterparts in the line of succession

When Baby Sussex is born in a few weeks time, he or she will be seventh in line to the British throne. They are not the only royals to hold the lucky number seven position in a line of succession. Let’s take a look at Baby Sussex’s counterparts in their lines of succession. Belgium: Archduchess Anna Astrid, 2 – Anna Astrid is the only child of Prince Amedeo and Princess…
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