Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 12:28
Queen Beatrix abdicated the throne on Tuesday to pave way for Williem-Alexander to the first Dutch King in over a century in once in a generation royalty shift.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 09:12
The Netherlands` Queen Beatrix thanked her people on Monday and urged them to support her son, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, in a final address before she abdicates and he takes over as king.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 21:10
One European queen has announced her retirement. Any chance Europe`s most famous queen, Elizabeth II of Britain, might join her?
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 00:26
Queen Beatrix of Netherlands has decided to abdicate to make way for her son, Prince Willem-Alexander.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 16:46
The Dutch Queen has called for national elections on September 12, leaving the country with only a caretaker government for more than four months.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 14:18
Dutch Queen Beatrix has asked PM Mark Rutte`s outgoing cabinet to help dissolve Parliament, thereby setting the wheels in motion for fresh elections expected by September 12.
Last Updated: Friday, February 17, 2012, 22:09
Prince Friso, 43, was in Lech along with other members of the royal family.
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