Belgium

As King Philippe celebrates five years on the throne, new photos released to mark occasion

King Philippe of the Belgians celebrates five years on the Belgian throne today. In honour of the occasion, the Royal Palace has released four new official photographs of the King, Queen and their four children: Princess Elisabeth (16), Prince Gabriel (14), Prince Emmanuel (12) and Princess Eléonore (10). The images were released at the earlier this week on 18 July ahead of the anniversary. One…
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Book on the late King Baudouin to be released

The Belgian authors Emmanuel Gerard and Mark Van den Wijngaert are writing a book about the late King Baudouin of Belgium. His Majesty King Baudouin died 25 years ago and the anniversary for his death will be commemorated with this book. This was first reported by the Belgian newspaper Vorsten earlier this week. The book will focus on his reign as a monarch in a post-war Belgium. The book pays…
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Belgium

King Albert has successful heart procedure, recovering at home

King Albert II of Belgium has undergone two successful heart procedures in the past couple of weeks. The first was on 19 April with the Belgian Royal Palace saying that it had been successful. A second surgery, which was said to be a minimally invasive procedure, took place on 30 April; the 83-year-old King had a new valve put in place. The procedures took place at the Cliniques Universitaires…
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Belgian Royal Family releases images from holiday

Several images of the Belgian Royal Family have been released this evening from their recent private holiday. The images were taken with the permission of the King and Queen by press photographer Yves Herman on behalf of Belgian photo agencies.  Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde and their children, Their Royal Highnesses Princess Elisabeth (16), Prince Gabriel (14), Prince…
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