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Willem-Alexander Becomes New Dutch King

AP | MIKE CORDER and TOBY STERLING | Posted 06.29.2013 | World

AMSTERDAM — Millions of Dutch people dressed in orange flocked to celebrations around the Netherlands Tuesday in honor of a once-in-a-generation...

PHOTOS: Queen Beatrix Hosts Royal-Packed Farewell Dinner

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 04.30.2013 | Style

We should have known Queen Beatrix would go out with a bang. On the eve of her abdication, the monarch hosted a lavish state dinner at the National...

Amsterdam Prepares For Crowning Of New King

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 06.29.2013 | World

AMSTERDAM — The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix thanked her people Monday and urged them to support her son, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, in a fina...

A King Of 'Cutting Ribbons'

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2013 | World

By Thomas Escritt AMSTERDAM, April 24 (Reuters) - The Dutch will have their first king in more than 120 years when Willem-Alexander suc...

New King To Take A Pay Cut?

AP | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

AMSTERDAM -- Dutch republicans have a message for the Netherlands' Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, who will become king when his mother Queen Beatrix a...

Any Chance Britain's Queen Will Follow The Dutch Example?

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 03.31.2013 | World

LONDON — One European queen has announced her retirement. Any chance Europe's most famous queen – Elizabeth II of Britain – might jo...

Princess Maxima Of Netherlands To Move Up The Royal Ranks!

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 01.29.2013 | Style

If you're as royal-crazy as we are, surely you've heard by now that Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands plans to abdicate her throne on April 30. Next in...

PHOTOS: The Best Images Of Queen Beatrix's Reign

Posted 03.30.2013 | World

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands announced on Monday that she will leave the throne to her son Prince-Willem Alexander on April 30. "Responsibilit...

Dutch Queen To Abdicate Throne April 30

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 03.30.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix announced Monday that she is ending her reign after 33 years and passing the crown to he...

Dutch Queen Expected To Abdicate In Address To Nation

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2013 | World

(Adds details) AMSTERDAM, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Dutch Queen Beatrix, who turns 75 on Thursday, is expected to announce her abdication in ...

Let Them Eat Cake: Austerity Hits Even European Royals

AP | Posted 07.19.2012 | World

MADRID — Spain's Crown Princess Letizia has a penchant for haute couture. Queen Elizabeth II's Bentleys are spotless. Belgium's King Albert II maint...

Dutch Royal In Frightening Accident

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 04.18.2012 | World

VIENNA, Austria — An avalanche buried and seriously injured the second son of Dutch Queen Beatrix while he skied off marked trails Friday in the...

Queen Dismisses 'Nonsense' Criticism

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

AMSTERDAM — Dutch Queen Beatrix took on the fiery leader of her country's anti-Muslim party on Thursday by dismissing as "nonsense" his criticis...

Dutch Royal House Denounced Over 'Racist' Painting

AP | By TOBY STERLING | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

AMSTERDAM -- Critics urged the Dutch royal family Friday to get rid of a painting they say is an offensive reminder of wrongs from the Netherlands' co...

Royal Guests At The Royal Wedding: Who's IN And Who's OUT For Prince William And Catherine's Nuptials (PHOTOS)

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Yvonne Yorke

It seems that every time there's a major royal wedding, there's a diplomatic minefield to maneuver through.

Find Out Which Royals Will Attend The Royal Wedding

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Yvonne Yorke

The Prince of Wales' office announced that over 40 members of foreign royal families are on the guest list, although as I've said before, the palace does not customarily release the names of individual invitees.

Political Violence: What Other Countries Have Dealt With Assassinations?

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Democractic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords remains in critical condition after Saturday's grisly shootings in Arizona, which left six people dead. S...

Good Feeling's Gone

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

Good feeling left The Netherlands horribly yesterday as the innocence, decorum and, perhaps, naïveté of the friendly Dutch came crashing horribly down, perhaps forever.

Dutch Queen Target Of Car Attack At Parade (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The AP reports that five people died during a parade for Dutch Queen Beatrix when a car is reported to have crashed into the progression. No member...