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Dutch King and Queen send message of support after Nice terror attack

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands have sent a message of support following a suspected terror attack in Nice, France. “The horrible act of violence this morning in Nice at the Basilique Notre-Dame de l’Assomption has shocked us. Once again, France – the country the Netherlands is so connected to – has been hit. Our hearts go out to all those that…
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Princess Amalia receives letter about military service

Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands will receive a letter this week from the Dutch government encouraging her into military service. The letter, announced by Ank Bijleveld, the Minister of Defence, was sent to 212,000 young people who were born in 2003 and are on the cusp of adulthood and the age that they can join the Dutch military. In a video posted to his Twitter account…
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King Willem-Alexander ends holiday in Greece after criticism

King Willem-Alexander and his family have ended their holiday in Greece only hours after landing amidst a storm of criticism. The Dutch royals travelled to Athens on a government plane to begin their autumn break on Friday but when this became known to the wider public, it led to controversy. Just last Tuesday, the Netherlands went into a partial lockdown and people were advised not to travel…
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Dutch Government Information Service releases new royal photos

The Dutch Government Information Service (RVD) has released new photos of Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands. Two solo images a piece were released of the royals, taken by Martijn Beekman, in the Royal Palace of Amsterdam in September. The RVD did not release any photos of the couple together. © RVD – Martijn Beekman© RVD – Martijn Beekman These…
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