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Queen Maxima cycles to work to support reopening of famous museum

Museums and art galleries in the Netherlands are beginning to reopen after long closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic. However, new government guidance is for people to visit local attractions so Queen Maxima cycled through The Hague, where she lives, to see how one of the city’s most famous museums is tackling the task of welcoming back visitors. Queen Maxima toured the Kunstmuseum…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands

Two wedding ceremonies, three spectacular celebrations and one very happy couple. Nineteen years ago, on a string of sunny May days, Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands married Laurentien Brinkhorst in The Hague with a host of royal guests looking on. And while Constantijn was nowhere near his country’s throne, his wedding began a string of marriages that would change Europe’s royal…
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Princess Margriet of the Netherlands sends message to Canadians to mark liberation

Princess Margriet of the Netherlands has sent a video message to Canadians to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands. Canada holds a special place in the hearts of the Dutch Royal Family. The country took them in during the Second World War, and it is where Princess Margriet was born in Ottawa (the maternity unit was placed outside Canadian domain so that Margriet was…
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Man who threatened Princess Catharina-Amalia to undergo psychiatric evaluation

A man suspected of sending threatening messages to Princess Catharina-Amalia, heir to the Dutch throne, and a friend of hers named Brent, has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation at the Pieter Baarn Centre. The man, known only as Wouter G., is suspected of sending messages via social media to Princess Catharina-Amalia where he threatened to rape her. He also threatened to kill her…
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