The Netherlands

Man who threatened Princess Catharina-Amalia to undergo psychiatric evaluation

A man suspected of sending threatening messages to Princess Catharina-Amalia, heir to the Dutch throne, and a friend of hers named Brent, has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation at the Pieter Baarn Centre. The man, known only as Wouter G., is suspected of sending messages via social media to Princess Catharina-Amalia where he threatened to rape her. He also threatened to kill her…
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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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Dutch King lets passenger on overbooked flight sit in cockpit

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is a well-known pilot. He thinks flying is fun and trained as a pilot for the national Dutch air-operator, KLM. This week, a special thing happened on one of a KLM flight from Amsterdam to Paris, under the charge of the Dutch king. The flight was overbooked and it was Willem-Alexander who came up with the great solution that made one…
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Dutch royals remember war victims

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands have attended the National Remembrance of the Dead in the Amsterdam. The National Remembrance of the Dead takes places annually on 4 May. A little before 7 in the evening, the King and Queen walked across Dam square to the Nieuwe Kerk where an emotional service was held. Diederik van Vleuten gave the 4 May Address. Afterwards, they placed…
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