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Flashback Friday: King Willem-Alexander makes special agreement with daughters' bodyguards

Earlier this year, King Willem-Alexander made a special agreement with his daughters’ bodyguards. This news was announced by His Majesty in a longer television interview broadcast on the Dutch television channel NPO1 in connection with the King’s 50th birthday in April. When the King was in his teens and 20’s, he had entered into an agreement with his own security guards that…
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Queen Máxima gets transparent braces

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has had transparent braces put on her teeth. The clear braces were noticed this past week while she was conducting engagements. Her first event this past week was on Tuesday when she made a surprise appearance in Delft, and then…
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Dutch Royal Family poses for summer photos

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and their three daughters, Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane posed for the press today. In agreement with the media, the family poses twice a year for photos, and in return, they are left alone in private for the rest of the year. This year’s summer shoot took place in Warmond today. The royal family arrived by a…
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Dutch princesses on bank’s black list

Thousands of known Dutch citizens are on a “black list” of banks. The three daughters of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, Princesses Amalia, Alexia and Ariane, are also on the list. According to Nos, the World-Check database contains “2.2 million…
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King Willem Alexander can now fly a Boeing 737

It has now been revealed that earlier this month, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands received his final training in flying a Boeing 737 aircraft. Therefore, the King has obtained his certificate of flying one of the largest aircraft for the company he has…
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European and international royals send their condolences after terror attack in Manchester

After the deadly attack in Manchester, European royals have shared their condolences to the victims, their families and the British people. At least 22 have been killed with another 59 injured in a terrorist attack believed to be carried out by an ISIS associated single suicide bomber that occurred at the conclusion of the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. Many of those in attendance…
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Queen Máxima to join panel discussion with Ivanka Trump and Angela Merkel

Next week in Berlin, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will join a panel discussion with First Daughter Ivanka Trump, who also serves as an advisor to her father, President Trump, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The discussion will focus on female entrepreneurship and is part of the Women 20 dialogue of the G20 being held in Germany from 24 through 26 of this month. More…
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