The wedding of Prince Laurent of Belgium and Claire Coombs

Brussels, 12 April 2003 Rehearsal at the Cathedral, 10 April 2003 While passing the cathedral of Brussels on Thursday evening around 18:00 I just saw King Albert II and Queen Paola of the Belgians entering the cathedral through the side entrance. With the presscard I just had collected that afternoon in the press centre I […]

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The wedding of the Duke of Brabant and Jonkvrouw Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz

Brussels, 4 December 1999 The programme for the wedding day 9.25: Route of the processions: Royal Palace – Paleizenplein – Koningsstraat – Kolonieënstraat – Putterij – Infante Isabellastraat – Agoraplein – Grasmarkt – Heuvelstraat – Grote Markt. Departure of the first procession from the Palace in Brussels (Royal Motorcycle Cavalcade) with Queen Fabiola and Prince […]

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The engagement of Prince Laurent of Belgium and Claire Coombs

Brussels, 19 December 2002 The announcement Belgium was already abuzz with rumours about an engagement of Prince Laurent of Belgium and Claire Coombs since the beginning of 2002. On September 28th 2002 the Belgian tv-channel VTM reported that Laurent would get engaged to Claire in November, but November passed and nothing happened. However the rumours […]

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