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  • Dutch King Willem-Alexander succeeds mother Beatrix 30-04-2013 04:35 PM

    Amsterdam: Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated on Tuesday, handing over to her eldest son, Willem-Alexander, who became the first King of the Netherlands in over 120 years. An estimated 25,000 well-wishers cheered outside the Royal Palace in Amsterdam as the abdication and automatic succession were broadcast live. The crowds...