The Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander says he regrets Britain’s decision to leave the EU

His Majesty King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands has said that he fears and regrets the British people’s decision to leave the European Union. The King’s comments come only a few weeks before he and Queen Maxima travel to the UK on an official state visit. According to The Guardian, King Willem-Alexander said the Dutch government’s position remained one of regret that Brexit was…
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The Netherlands

Noordeinde Palace announces summer opening

It has been announced that for the third year in succession that the Noordeinde Palace will once again open to the public on specific days. This will offer people a chance to see what this modest Dutch palace looks like on the inside. It has been decided that two of the rooms the public will be able to visit, the Marot Dining Room and the Grand Ballroom will be laid out as they were for recent…
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King and Queen of The Netherlands spend second day in Luxembourg

Yesterday, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima spent their second day in Luxembourg as part of their three-day state visit to the country. The day began with the visit of the Belval site alongside Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa. They walked to the blast furnaces, where they learned more about how they work, about Belval in general, and about the redevelopment of industrial…
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Palace announces Dutch King has no shares in royal companies

In a message shared on the website of the Royal House of the Netherlands at the end of last week, it was announced that Dutch King Willem-Alexander has no personal shares in companies which have a ‘Royal’ predicate. The short message did not state whether other members of the Royal Family currently have or previously have had shares in royal companies, saying only: “The predicated does…
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