The Netherlands

New photos revealed of Princess Beatrix for 80th birthday

Several new photographs were revealed yesterday by the Royal House of the Netherlands ahead of Princess Beatrix’s 80th birthday today. They were taken by Jeroen van der Meyde who has snapped many images of the Dutch Royal Family in the past. The seven pictures were taken in the autumn of 2017 at Drakensteyn Castle in Lage Vuursche with one image featuring the former Queen of the…
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Shock still runs deep in Lech five years after Prince Friso's accident

The shock after Prince Friso was buried under an avalanche still “runs very deep”, says Mayor Ludwig Muxel of the Austrian town Lech. The local newspaper Vorarlberger Nachrichten dedicated much of their edition to the five-year anniversary of Prince Friso’s accident. Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau was the brother of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. Mayor Muxel told the…
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Princess Beatrix undergoes knee surgery

Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands had knee surgery yesterday in the Franciscus/Vlietland Hospital in Schiedam. During the surgery a prosthesis was inserted in the right knee. The surgeons were doctor M.J.M Driessen en doctor S. Breugem. Doctor Driessen…