The Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander visits Rotterdam in aftermath of riots

King Willem-Alexander has travelled to Rotterdam in the wake of riots in the city. The King of the Netherlands went to Rotterdam City Hall on November 22nd 2021, just hours after protests in the area against new coronavirus restrictions turned violent again. Other Dutch municipalities have also been affected by demonstrations and outbreaks of rioting against the new measures. King…
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The Netherlands

Princess Alexia takes part in school protest

Princess Alexia of the Netherlands is in the United Kingdom to finish her high school studies at UWC Atlantic, a college in Wales. And in a video posted on the school’s Instagram account, the royal can be seen marching in a protest organised by students to demand climate justice, following the conclusion of COP26 in Glasgow.  In the video, about 70 students are seeing marching, some…
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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima toast King Harald and Queen Sonja for their hospitality

The second day of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima’s State Visit to Norway ended with a ‘return reception’ – a tradition that is slowly disappearing, which made it all the more special to see it in action.  King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima hosted the Norwegian Royals at a concert, followed by a standing reception, to thank them for their hospitality during…
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Queen Máxima's Jewel Pick for State Dinner in Norway

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands are in Norway for a three day state visit that was postponed from 2020 due to the global health crisis. They arrived on the morning of Tuesday, 9 November and after several engagements during the day attended a state banquet. Máxima is often known for wearing incredible jewellery and tiaras; the Dutch Royal Family has an…
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