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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Queen Máxima continues India trip for UNSGSA in Mumbai

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands arrived in Mumbai yesterday to continue her official visit to India as United Nations Secretary General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance and Development. The four-day trip began on Monday in New Delhi where the Queen met with UN representatives and had a sit down with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The PM’s office released a…
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King and Queen of The Netherlands start state visit to Luxembourg

Today, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima officially started their three days state visit to Luxembourg. © Cour grand-ducale / Cyril Moreau / Best image They were welcomed at the airport by Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie. There was a funny moment when Queen Máxima and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie greeted each other as their hats collided and…
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Who is Princess Ariane of the Netherlands?

Princess Ariane was born on 10th April 2007 as the third daughter of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima. The day following her birth, King Willem-Alexander was pictured holding her in his arms. The next month she was briefly admitted to hospital for a viral lung infection, and the Royal Family were touched by the over thirty thousand cards they received from well-wishers. She was baptised in…
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