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The Duke of Sussex’s visit to Amsterdam postponed

Buckingham Palace has announced that the Duke of Sussex’s scheduled visit to Amsterdam on the 8th of May has been postponed. He is still expected to visit The Hague on Thursday the 9th of May for the launch of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 as planned. The postponement is said to be due to logistical challenges. The full statement reads, “Due to the logistical planning for the…
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Queen Wilhelmina’s war time plan for Belgium’s royals

By the end of the Second World War, Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands tried to make a deal with the Nazis to save the Belgian royal family, according to newly published diaries of her foreign minister. By March 1945, both Belgium and the south of the Netherlands had been liberated by King Leopold III of the Belgians and his family were being held captive in Austria and it was feared that the…
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"An amazing party!" - See all the best photos of King's Day 2019

It was as if it was meant to be, the rain in Amersfoort stopped just long enough to allow the Dutch Royal Family to meet everyone along the route. Afterwards, King Willem-Alexander said, “We, and the sun, have had an amazing party! I would like to come back, and often too!” King Willem-Alexander celebrated in his 52nd birthday today. The visit began with a performance by artist Wudstik…
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Amersfoort turns orange as it prepares for King's Day

The city of Amersfoort is slowly turning orange as it awaits the arrival of the Royal Family tomorrow for King’s Day. Although the royals are not expected to arrive by train, most of the public will be using public transport, and the Amersfoort Central Station welcomes its travellers with huge orange banners wishing everyone a happy King’s Day, there are orange menus on the ticket…
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