CoronavirusThe Sussexes

Video of Archie Mountbatten-Windsor released to support charity

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a video on Archie’s first birthday featuring the Duchess reading to her son. The videos are also in support of two charities, Save the Children and No Kid Hungry. The Duchess of Sussex reads ‘Duck Rabbit’ to Archie as Prince Harry is behind the camera recording and cheering them on. The storytime videos with Archie were released to raise…
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CoronavirusThe Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima remember the war dead on empty Dam Square

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands attended the annual Remembrance of the Dead, with one huge difference from previous years, whereas before Amsterdam’s Dam Square was packed with people, it was now almost completely empty. Although the Remembrance began as a commemoration of the victims of the Second World War, it now includes all Dutch victims, civilians and…
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CoronavirusThe Netherlands

Dutch Royals make a video call tour of the Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander and his family have been video calling all around the Netherlands this morning and this afternoon. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima joined a call with several healthcare professionals of the UMC Maastricht Hospital who were eating a traditional tompouce during the break with the Mayor of Maastricht. Maastricht would have been the scene of King’s Day 2020 if…
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CoronavirusThe Netherlands

Children write to King Willem-Alexander about the impact of the coronavirus

The Orange Foundation called on the children of the Netherlands to write to King Willem-Alexander to congratulate him on his birthday but also to tell him of the impact the situation surrounding the coronavirus has had on their lives. Over 1500 children have written to him so far. King Willem-Alexander will celebrate his 53rd birthday tomorrow, and most celebrations have been cancelled due to…
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