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Unveiling Netherlands' Budget Plan

Dutch women and men in traditional clothes ask Dutch police for the route that King Willem-Alexander travelled during a ceremony for the officially opening of the new parliamentary year in The Hague, Netherlands.

New Dutch King Delivers Message: Welfare State is a Thing of the Past


King Willem-Alexander is traveling in a gilded horse-drawn carriage to

the 13th-century Hall of Knights in The Hague for his first official

address to Dutch lawmakers but his message is decidedly modern: More

budget cuts are coming.




Reporting by Toby Sterling, Associated Press.