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Dutch royals pose for photos in Lech

The Dutch Royal Family has posed for their annual winter photoshoot in Lech. They hold the photoshoot in exchange for being left alone during their holidays. The Dutch royals have been visiting Lech for many years. King Willem-Alexander’s brother, Prince Friso, was caught in an avalanche in Lech in 2012. He was in a coma until August 2013 when he died from complications. Nevertheless…
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Princess Laurentien in the fight against poverty: "I wish I had a magic wand"

Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands has given an insightful interview on her work against child poverty. The sister-in-law of King Willem-Alexander gave this interview in honour of a nationwide campaign against child poverty which kicks off on Monday. Princess Laurentien has only recently become involved in the growing issue of child poverty. In March of 2019, the Princess co-founded…
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Man sentenced to community service for offending Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

A 63-year old Dutchman has been sentenced to 40 hours of community service for offending Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. The Dutch law criminalises insults directed at the King or Queen. In October 2019, a Dutchman was talking with some people on the street in Utrecht. After one of these people were fined by the police for committing a crime, the 63-year old man began to insult Her Majesty…
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How the Dutch royals celebrate Christmas

The Dutch December month is already quite busy with the Sinterklaas celebrations in early December, but the Dutch Royal Family also celebrate the traditional Christmas. As Queen Máxima is from Argentina, the family often spends their Christmas break in Argentina. King Willem-Alexander, QueenMáxima, and their three daughters, Princesses Amalia, Alexia, andAriane spent several of…
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