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Resignation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

On Tuesday 13 February 2018 the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Halbe Zijlstra, requested King Willem-Alexander to discharge him ...

News item | 14-02-2018 | 06:30

Rutte III government sworn in

King Willem-Alexander has sworn in the third government headed by Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

News item | 26-10-2017 | 11:54

Huis ten Bosch Palace to be renovated in one go

The cabinet has agreed to send the House of Representatives a letter on the renovation of Huis ten Bosch Palace prepared by the ...

News item | 19-06-2015 | 18:32

Cabinet adopts recommendations on King’s budget

The cabinet has agreed to the Prime Minister's proposal to adopt the recommendations set out in a report evaluating the King's ...

News item | 19-06-2015 | 15:24

Queen Máxima to become regent, if necessary

If the need should arise, Queen Máxima will now be able to act as regent of the Kingdom. This was decided this afternoon during a ...

News item | 03-12-2013 | 19:55

Prime Minister Rutte responds to death of Prince Friso

In an initial reaction, Prime Minister Rutte described the death of Prince Friso as 'profoundly sad'. 'In spite of everything, ...

News item | 13-08-2013 | 10:57

Prince Friso dies

Prince Friso has died at Huis ten Bosch Palace in The Hague. He was 44 years old. In an initial reaction, Prime Minister Mark ...

News item | 12-08-2013 | 16:22

New general flagging instructions

The Prime Minister has informed the cabinet of his decision to adopt new general instructions for flying the flag on government ...

News item | 17-05-2013 | 17:26

Abdication and investiture in Amsterdam

The cabinet has decided that the abdication of the Queen will take place at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam on 30 April 2013. The ...

News item | 29-01-2013 | 10:42

Her Majesty the Queen announces abdication

Her Majesty the Queen has announced her abdication. His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange is the successor to the throne.

News item | 28-01-2013 | 20:28

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