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Dutch King, Queen and daughters in social isolation after trip to Lech

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and their three daughters, Princesses Amalia, Alexia and Ariane are practising social isolation after their annual trip to Lech, Austria, in February. The royals are not sick and are not showing any symptoms of the disease. The RVD made the announcement yesterday saying, “His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, Her Majesty Queen Máxima and their…
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Joint engagement between Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands and the Duke & Duchess of Gloucester cancelled

The Centenary Reception of the Anglo-Netherlands Society due to be attended by Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on Tuesday has been cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus. An official statement on their website reads, “We have taken this decision with a heavy heart, but it reflects our collective, precautionary judgement, taking full…
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Dutch State Visit to Indonesia: Day Two

The King and Queen of the Netherlands have continued their State Visit to Indonesia in the city of Yogyakarta. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima met students, talked about business and economic ties and heard about work towards religious tolerance in a busy…
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Dutch State Visit to Indonesia: Day One

The King and Queen of the Netherlands have officially begun their State Visit to Indonesia. The royal couple were given a ceremonial welcome to the country as it was confirmed that their trip would be shortened by a day out of respect for those who died and were affected by…
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Queen Máxima's nine finest State Banquet sparklers

As King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima begin their State Visit to Indonesia today we’re looking back at some of Queen Máxima’s finest tiaras worn to state banquets all over the world. Here are nine of the finest tiaras Queen Máxima has worn to give us a few options. Württemberg Ornate Pearl Tiara: State Visit to Japan, 29 October 2014 Embed from Getty Images Queen Máxima wore…
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Princess Beatrix to honour Anglo-Netherlands Society at centenary reception

Princess Beatrix will mark the 100th anniversary of the Anglo-Netherlands Society in London next month, at the State Apartments at Kensington Palace, which was once inhabited by William III, a king originally from the Netherlands, and his wife, Mary II. The reception, which takes place on 17 March, will be held at Kensington Palace and will include prominent British and Dutch attendees…
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