Belgium

Burger King angers Belgian monarchy

There is trouble brewing between two monarchs; one is the Burger King the other the King of Belgium. Burger King has launched an advertising campaign in Belgium to herald the opening of the chain in the country. The campaign asks Belgians to vote online so they can “crown” the true ruler of the country. Palace spokesman Pierre-Emmanuel De Bauw said, “We told them we were not…
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Belgium

King Philippe of Belgium says USA and UK threaten course of history

His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium criticised last week both that the United Kingdom had withdrawn from the European Union and US president Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies. It was Tuesday last week that the King said this when he held a gathering of top government officials in Belgium. King Philippe warned the top government officials and stated that he feared that Britain and the…
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BelgiumEuropean Royals

Belgian Royal Family Celebrates King's Feast

Each year on 15 November the Belgian Royal Family celebrates King’s Feast, a celebration held in honour of the King. This year King Albert, Queen Paola, Princess Astrid, Prince Lorenz and Prince Laurent attended the celebration. On King’s Feast the Belgians honour and celebrate their King. The day kicked off with a Te Deum at the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula in Brussels. The…
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Belgium

Belgian King Philippe addresses nation following terror attacks

King Philippe of Belgium has addressed the nation in televised speech in which he calls the recent terror attacks “cowardly and odious.” More than 30 people died in the attacks which took place in Brussels’ main international airport and a city metro station. The King said that from now on “March 22 will never be a day like any other”. He continued by offering his…
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