King Philippe of Belgium

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde take Belgian royal children to first day of school

It was the first day back to school for many children in Belgium and the royal family was no exception. Queen Mathilde took charge of her eldest son Prince Gabriel...

King Philippe of Belgium's birthday: 10 facts about the royal

King Philippe of Belgium celebrated his 54th birthday on Tuesday 15 April.To honour the occasion, HELLO! Online has gathered a list of ten facts you may not have known about...

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde enjoy visit to panda zoo with Chinese president and wife

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium gave a warm welcome to Chinese president Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan, who were visiting the country as part of their...

The Queen and her corgis welcome the Belgian royals to Buckingham Palace

King Philippe of Belgium and his wife, Queen Mathilde, met the Queen on Thursday on their first official visit to the UK.The Belgian royals touched down in the capital shortly...

Treats fit for royalty: what the Belgian king and queen will be served on their London visit

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde have recently been making their first official visits to European neighbours as King and Queen.They have enjoyed lunch at the Élysée Palace with President Francois...

Belgian royal family hit the slopes for fun-filled skiing holiday

The Belgian royals made the most of the school holidays as they travelled to Switzerland for a family skiing trip.King Philippe and Queen Mathilde gathered their children for their first...

Europe's new queens Maxima and Mathilde turn heads in The Hague

Elegant Queen Mathilde joined her equally stylish royal counterpart Queen Maxima on Friday as the Belgian royals began an official visit to The Netherlands.This is the foursome's first official meeting...

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde take their children on idyllic French holiday

The Belgian royals have posed for their first family photographs since King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were made the country's monarchs. Philippe and Mathilde, who were crowned on Sunday 21...

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde release first official pictures as he ascends throne

King Philippe and his wife Queen Mathilde have released their first official portraits as the King and Queen of Belgium.The regal shots show a confident King posing in uniform before...

King Albert II attends his last official engagement as Belgium's monarch

King Albert II of Belgium has attended his last 'Te Deum' ceremony as the country's monarch. Albert II, who has chosen to abdicate on Sunday in favour of his son...

Belgium's new king and queen greet their subjects from the palace balcony

Newly crowned King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium stepped out in front of their subjects for the first time as Belgium's monarchs. Waving to the crowds of well-wishers, Philippe...

Belgian royals prepare for salary changes once Prince Philippe is king

Prince Philippe of Belgium will receive a salary increase from €923,000 to a gross annual sum of €11.5million when he ascends the throne on Sunday. King Albert II's abdication means...

Belgium prepares for King Albert II's abdication

Preparations have been made for the abdication of King Albert II of Belgium, who will officially end his 20-year reign on Sunday.A detailed programme of events has been scheduled to...

Europe's royal heirs gather in The Netherlands

Europe's royal heirs have posed for a rare photograph together. The charming image shows the blue-blooded group dressed in casual clothes, standing outside Het Oude Loo, a former hunting lodge...

Belgian royals blend in on a summer trip to London

With Olympic fever sweeping through the world, nobody wants to miss the Games.Prince Philippe of Belgium and his wife Mathilde are no exception.Looking slightly more polished than your average tourists...

Excitement as young European royals begin school

The first day of school is a big occasion in every child's life and it normally comes with tears and tantrums.Even for parents, the experience can be difficult and nerve-racking.But...



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