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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima visit the Betuwe

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima visited the Betuwe region in the Netherlands this week. The visit is part of their so-called regional visits and is the 14th regional visit in the country and the second visit to the province of Gelderland. Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images The King and Queen were welcomed…
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Royal Wedding Flowers: Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

While a royal wedding dress might grab all the headlines with the almost obligatory tiara coming a close second, no set of regal nuptials would be complete without a bridal bouquet. We might not get round to admiring it until after our fourth discussion about the wedding gown itself but the flowers have their own part in every big royal wedding. That was no different on February 2nd 2002 when…
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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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