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Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, looks at paintings as she visits with Mauritshuis’ museum director Emilie Gordenker the Mauritshuis art museum in The Hague, the Netherlands. Photo Robin van Lonkhuijsen/AFP/Getty
Athletes leave the start at the men’s half marathon final during the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Francesco Bagnaia of Italy leads Andrea Migno of Italy and the pack during the Moto3 race of the Dutch Grand Prix in Assen, Northern Netherlands
Farmers work in a field of blossoming tulips in Den Helder, northern Netherlands
Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands pose in a giant picture frame as they tour through the “Hollaender-Saal” (Dutchmen Hall) of the Alte Pinakothek museum in Munich, southern Germany
A visitor looks at a work of art on the first day of the TEFAF art fair on in Maastricht, the Netherlands
Seventeen year old Abraham Keita from Liberia receives the International Children’s Peace Prize at the Ridderzaal in The Hague, The Netherlands. Keita received the award for his special efforts to improve children’s rights in his country
An honour guard is partially covered by a flag that rolled after a gust of wind at the welcoming ceremony for Netherlands’ King Willem-Alexander outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China today.
Members of the Dutch Royal Guard guide their horses through clouds of thick smoke and gunfire on the beach of Scheveningen, near The Hague to prepare for the presentation of the Dutch 2016 Budget Memorandum in The Hague, the Netherlands today.
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The Stad Amsterdam clipper sails during the Sail-In Parade marking the beginning of the Sail Amsterdam 2015 nautical festival held every five years in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Wednesday
A student blows bubbles on the first day of the university introduction days for students in the Wilhelminapark in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
An aerial view of flower fields is seen near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse, The Netherlands on Wednesday. Keukenhof is considered to be the world’s largest flower garden displaying millions of flowers every year
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King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrives with Queen Maxima in the golden carriage at the seat of the Dutch government in The Hague, Netherlands. The Dutch King officially opened the parliamentary year by reading a speech outlining the government plans for the year ahead.
Smoke shrouds members of the Dutch cavalry as 80 riders rehearsed on a beach on Monday at Scheveningen, Netherlands, outside The Hague, for ceremonies to mark the opening of parliament on Tuesday.
Fans of Chile cheer before their 2014 World Cup Group B football match against Netherlands at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo
Aerial view of flowers fields near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse. Keukenhof, employing some 30 gardeners, is considered to be the world’s largest flower garden displaying millions of flowers every year.
Tulip farmers look for weeds in a field of tulips left to blossom for growing bulbs near the city of Noordwijkerhout, western Netherlands.
Protestors with a radioactive sign painted on their faces pose during a demonstration on the first day of the two-day Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, Netherlands.
Barack Obama, US president (left), and Mark Rutte, Netherlands prime minister (centre), meet in front of Rembrandt’s ‘The Night Watch’ in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam before the start of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit. The summit, held March 24-25, will be attended by world leaders and is aimed at preventing nuclear terrorism.
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An employee of a glass recycling processing plant stands before a mountain of bottles stacked up in Gameren, Netherlands today, following the Christmas and new year celebrations