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Old 10-04-2017, 11:03 AM
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Thanks a lot for pointing that out, QueenMaximaftw! I had slightly mistranslated the official news entry and had thought both had happened yesterday. I had tried to translate it from Dutch to German without any translation tool - a little self-chosen challenge I enjoy from time to time..


King Willem-Alexander today also opened the new building of Eurojust in Den Haag:


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Thanks a lot for pointing that out, QueenMaximaftw! I had slightly mistranslated the official news entry, as I had tried to translate it from Dutch to German without any translation tool - a little self-chosen challenge I enjoy from time to time


King Willem-Alexander today also opened the new building of Eurojust in Den Haag:


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Any translation you do on your own is worth a big applause!!
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Thanks again I've never learned it, it's just really interesting as the two languages have so many similarities..


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King Willem-Alexander attended the jubilee symposium marking the 50th anniversary of Eurotransplant in Noordwijk today, October 5. During the event he received a copy of the jubileebook "Together on a life-saving misssion":


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King Willem-Alexander handed out the Royal Award for Free Painting 2017 at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam today, October 6:


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The un-announced visit of the King to the Jordaan, a neighbourhood in the centre of Amsterdam, touched a lot of people in the Netherlands. Mr Eberhard van der Laan, the Mayor of Amsterdam, is severely ill (diagnosed with lung cancer in a far advanced stadium) and the way the King offered his arm to help the mayor stirred emotions amongst the Amsterdamers and the Dutch (Van der Laan is a very popular Mayor).

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The King also visited the late Mayor last week privately,just a few days before he died last thursday.Very moving.
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King Willem-Alexander receives Dutch Prime Minister and formateur Mark Rutte and the Vice-President of the Council of State, Piet-Hein Donner at the Eikenhorst Palace on October 13, after the leaders of the Dutch political parties agreed on October 10, to form the next Dutch government.

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King Willem-Alexander yesterday also received the Chairwoman of the House of Representatives, Khadija Arib, and Senate Chamber President Ankie Broekers-Knol:


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King Willem-Alexander receives Dutch Prime Minister and formateur Mark Rutte and the Vice-President of the Council of State, Piet-Hein Donner at the Eikenhorst Palace on October 13, after the leaders of the Dutch political parties agreed on October 10, to form the next Dutch government.

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Donner was indeed received at the Eikenhorst (as were the two chairs of parliament) - in the morning - but the PM was received at Noordeinde Palace in the afternoon (the king and queen had just had lunch with a group of 'stars' (typically those who won some kind of prize earlier in the year) at the same palace).

Love this picture of the PM parking his bike (and locking it!) next to the entrance of the palace. Can't imagine any other country where this could be seen.
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King Willem-Alexander receives Dutch Prime Minister and formateur Mark Rutte and the Vice-President of the Council of State, Piet-Hein Donner at the Eikenhorst Palace on October 13, after the leaders of the Dutch political parties agreed on October 10, to form the next Dutch government.

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Eikenhorst is not a palace, just the King's private villa on the royal estate De Horsten in Wassenaar (near The Hague). The King did not receive his guests in the villa but in those ghastly temporarily placed containers which serve as office as long as Huis ten Bosch Palace is under restoration.

No idea why the Vice-President of the Council of State and the Chair of the First Chamber (the Senate) were received in "the container" and the Premier at Noordeinde Palace. Will have been a matter of logistics, I think.
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