The Netherlands

Dutch King and Queen host lunch for distinguished citizens

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima held a lunch on Tuesday at Noordeinde Palace for distinguished Dutch citizens to honour them for their success. The King and Queen welcomed 16 people to the palace for lunch. The art, culture, media, science, sports and business sectors were represented at the meal the royal couple traditionally hosts twice a year. Each person invited had received some…
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King Philippe offers "deepest regrets" for Congo horrors

King Philippe of the Belgians had offered his “deepest regrets” for the horrors done to the people of the Congo during the reign of his predecessor King Leopold II. King Philippe spoke out in a letter to President Félix Tshisekedi in which he wrote to congratulate the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the 60th anniversary of their independence from Belgium. He wrote…
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Belgium's past, present and future rulers show support for country's economy

The King of the Belgians has been pictured with his predecessor and his heir as the country’s royal family continued their very public support for local tourism. King Philippe, King Albert II and Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant were photographed together as Belgium’s royals visited a popular spot to encourage others to holiday at home. Embed from Getty Images The…
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Oslo's Royal Palace to be closed this summer

Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Royal Palace in Oslo will not be open for guided tours this summer. In a statement, representatives from the palace apologised and said that they hoped to welcome people back in the summer of 2021. The Royal Palace in Oslo…
FashionThe Netherlands

Queen Máxima: Our fashion favourites

Known for her bold, fun, and sometimes flamboyant style, Queen Máxima never disappoints when it comes to delivering a great fashion moment. We’re taking a look at some of our favourite looks from the Dutch queen. Kristin Contino, Chief Reporter Picture by Gustavo Valiente / i-Images I always love following state visits, and my favourite day look from Queen Máxima comes from the…
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