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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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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…
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Dutch King speaks with members of MH17 research team

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has spoken to members of the MH17 research team. The King travelled to Rotterdam on Wednesday and held discussions with those who have been investigating the MH17 disaster for years and the lawsuit relating to it. 193 of the victims were Dutch nationals. His Majesty spoke to employees of the Public Prosecution Service, the Ministry of Justice and…
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New photos released of some members of the Dutch Royal Family

The Dutch Royal Court has released several new photos of King Willem-Alexander, his wife, Queen Máxima and the King’s aunt, Princess Margriet and her husband, Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven. The photos were taken in the Royal Palace of Amsterdam last month. Queen MáximaPrincess MargrietPrincess MargrietProf. Mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven Prof. Mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven King…
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Video: King Willem-Alexander addresses the Dutch public on Christmas Day, stressing the importance of freedom

From the Vestibule of Huis ten Bosch Palace, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands gave his Christmas Day address that was pre-recorded. It aired at 1 pm on NOS on NPO1 and on Radio 1. His Majesty spoke of what connects Dutch people – from language to equality. “And there is one word that comes back time and again: freedom. Freedom is the flame that burns in all Dutch hearts.
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