The Netherlands

Dutch royals release new photo for Princess Catharina-Amalia's 16th birthday

The Dutch Royal Family has released a new photo of Princess Catharina-Amalia for her 16th birthday. The Princess of Orange – as she is known officially as the heir to the throne – was born on 7 December 2003. © RVD – Z.M. de Koning. The photo was taken by her father King Willem-Alexander in the gardens of their home Huis Ten Bosch, near The Hague. When…
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Queen Máxima in Pakistan

Queen Máxima has been visiting Pakistan this week in her role as the Special Advocate of the UN Secretary-General for Inclusive Financing for Development to view the progress of the country’s access to financial services. Beginning her visit on Monday in Islamabad, Queen Máxima’s visit is meant to follow up on her previous visit to the country in 2016. According to the Royal House…
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Dutch King and Queen host lunch for distinguished Dutch citizens

Yesterday, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands hosted lunch for distinguished Dutch citizens who have a special achievement. The lunch took place at Noordeinde Palace with 26 guests in attendance who, the Royal House said, had “distinguished themselves by a special achievement.” They have all recently received an award in different sectors including art…
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Queen Máxima talks impact Brexit has on science with students and scientists

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands spoke to students and scientists about the impact Brexit has on science yesterday during a working visit to the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam’s Trippenhuis. Upon the arrival of Her Majesty, she was first received by a robot named Leolani that was designed and programmed by international students studying at VU…
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