CoronavirusThe Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander kicks off King's Day at Home with heartfelt speech

King Willem-Alexander opened his live-streamed birthday speech by thanking the orchestra that played the Dutch national anthem just before. He was joined by his wife Queen Máxima and their three daughters, The Princess of Orange, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane. He said, “How special it is that we have managed, despite social distancing, to form a unity and to be an example for many…
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King Willem-Alexander to celebrate King's Day from home

King Willem-Alexander will spend his birthday at home with his family, but he will still share the day with the rest of the country. King’s Day 2020 was meant to be celebrated in Maastricht, but all celebrations have been cancelled due to the coronavirus. King Willem-Alexander will still try to celebrate the day on an online platform. At 10 in the morning on the 27th of April, King…
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Duke of Cambridge writes of support for Centrepoint and Child Bereavement UK

The Duke of Cambridge has written letters to his patronages, Centrepoint and Child Bereavement UK, supporting their work throughout the novel coronavirus outbreak. William’s letter to Centrepoint reads: “I’m writing to let you know how much I am thinking of everyone at Centrepoint at this unprecedented and difficult time. “I know from Seyi that Centrepoint staff and…
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Duchess of Cambridge pens letter to Action for Children

The Duchess of Cambridge has written another letter of support to one of her patronages, this time Action for Children, a charity that “protects and supports children and young people,” per its website. “I’m writing to express my sincere appreciation to all of you at Action for Children during this hugely unsettling time. “Whilst you are having to adapt your services during…
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