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Dutch royals: The view from Amsterdam

Around one million people are expected to descend on Amsterdam this week as Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands formally abdicates, and her son Prince Willem-Alexander is invested as the new king.

Willem-Alexander, 46, and his Argentine wife Maxima Zorreguieta, who married in 2002, have three young daughters.

But what do people on the streets of Amsterdam think about their royal family?

BBC News went to find out.

  • 30 Apr 2013
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