Dutchman has been sentenced to 40 hours community service for insulting Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, after branding her the 'daughter of a murderer'.
Argentine born Dutch Queen Maxima on Tuesday paid an emotional tribute to her beloved late younger sister, who was found dead earlier this month in Buenos Aires in a suspected suicide. In a rare public and personal speech – her first public appearance since the death – the queen thanked all those who have sent letters and messages following the death earlier this month of Inés Zorreguieta, her younger sister.
Princess Kate performed her first solo foreign engagement on Tuesday, meeting with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands at his Villa Eikenhorst residence. The king is married to Queen Maxima, born in Argentina and currently in a visit to her country of birth.
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands began a two-day official visit Tuesday to her native Argentina in her role as the U.N. secretary-general's special advocate for inclusive finance for development, or UNSGSA, meeting with authorities.
King Willem-Alexander became the first Dutch male monarch in more than a century Tuesday as his mother Beatrix abdicated to end a 33-year reign. His popular Argentine born wife became Queen Maxima.