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Dutch Princess Christina dies after cancer battle

Aug 16, 2019 - 7:01 PM

'We are saddened at the death of our dear sister and aunt,' the royal family says in a tweet

PRINCESS CHRISTINA. Princess Christina, the sister of the former Queen of the Netherlands Beatrix, has passed away on August 16, 2019 in The Hague, according to the Dutch Royal House. File photo by Martijn Beekman/ANP/AFP

Lost Beatrix Potter children's story uncovered a century on

Jan 26, 2016 - 10:26 PM

The Tale of Kitty In Boots is discovered by Penguin Random House publisher Jo Hanks

NEW STORY. A Penguin Random House publisher finds a short story by Beatrix Potter titled 'The Tale of Kitty-In-Boots.' File photo shows a watercolour illustration of a rabbit by English children's author Beatrix Potter, well-known for Peter Rabbit. Photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Rappler Newscast | April 30, 2013

Apr 30, 2013 - 8:50 PM

Risa Hontiveros gains most in the latest Pulse Asia survey PNoy denies security of tenure to workers Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates

Willem-Alexander: From 'Prince Pils' to Dutch king

Apr 30, 2013 - 4:28 PM

Future Dutch king Willem Alexander 45 has undergone a remarkable transformation from his image of a boozing Casanova ill equipped for the throne into that of a serious responsible family man well loved by his people

PRESENT AND FUTURE MONARCHS. In this photo dated on April 30, 2012 Queen Beatrix (L) and Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands look on during Queen's Day in Veenendaal. AFP PHOTO/ANP/ROBIN UTRECHT

King Willem-Alexander takes Dutch throne

Apr 30, 2013 - 4:09 PM

UPDATE Willem Alexander 46 became the first Dutch king since 1890 and the first of a new wave of relatively youthful European monarchs

PAST AND PRESENT MONARCHS. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (C) arrives on April 29, 2013 with her son Prince Willem-Alexander (R) and his wife Princess Maxima to attend a dinner at the National Museum (Rijksmuseum) in Amsterdam on the eve of her abdication. ANP

Amsterdam prepares to paint the town orange for new king

Apr 30, 2013 - 10:23 AM

Millions across The Netherlands also geared up to say farewell to a much adored queen after 33 years

PRESENT AND FUTURE MONARCHS. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (C) arrives on April 29, 2013 with her son Prince Willem-Alexander (R) and his wife Princess Maxima to attend a dinner at the National Museum (Rijksmuseum) in Amsterdam on the eve of her abdication. ANP

Dutch Queen Beatrix to abdicate in favor of son

Jan 29, 2013 - 7:50 AM

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands announced Monday January 28 that she would abdicate in favor of her son Crown Prince Willem Alexander at the end of April after 33 years in power

STEPPING DOWN. In this photo taken on April 3, 2012 Queen Beatrix leaves after the opening of an attraction at the Arnhem Open Air Museum in Arnhem. AFP PHOTO/ANP ROYAL IMAGES / ROBIN UTRECHT