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Prince Constantijn calls the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's decision "brave"

Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, the younger brother of King Willem-Alexander, has described the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s decision to step back from royal duties as “brave.” He spoke about them in the TV-show Op1. He told the host that he had been following the news about Harry and Meghan “from a distance” and added, “I feel connected to them in a…
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Princess Catharina-Amalia performs in her very own musical

Princess Catharina-Amalia, also known as the Princess of Orange as the heir to the Dutch throne, spent her Tuesday night in the Royal Theatre in The Hague performing in a musical that she wrote – called The Christmas Convent. Fun fact – the Royal Theatre was built as a palace for Catharina-Amalia’s musical ancestress Carolina of Orange-Nassau, but unfortunately, it was never…
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Queen Máxima visits the Princess Máxima Centre for Pediatric Oncology

Queen Máxima paid a visit to the Princess Máxima Centre for Paediatric Oncology on Tuesday afternoon in a bid to learn more about its collaborative efforts between care and research. During her visit, Queen Máxima met with parents, children and professionals; and attended a Tumor Board meeting to talk about patient treatment and how doctors arrive at treatment options. She also visited…
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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…
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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima to attend 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands are among the first royals to confirm their attendance at events marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. They will be joined by the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte. Other royals who have been confirmed are His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, who will be…
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