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  • Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands to abdicate for son

    01/28/2013 10:24:55 AM PST · by knighthawk · 13 replies
    BBC News ^ | 28 January 2013
    Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands has announced her abdication in favour of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander. The queen made the announcement in pre-recorded address broadcast on Dutch television. The queen, who is approaching her 75th birthday, said she had been thinking about this moment for several years.
  • Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands to address nation (abdicating?)

    01/28/2013 9:10:11 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    BBC News ^ | 28 January 2013 | Last updated at 11:51 ET
    Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands is to make a televised announcement, amid speculation in local media that she will abdicate the throne. … Unconfirmed Dutch reports say she will announce her abdication in favor of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander. …
  • Partents 'Abdicating Responsibility For Their Children'

    05/04/2008 6:26:12 PM PDT · by blam · 17 replies · 160+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-5-2008 | Graeme Paton
    Parents 'abdicating responsibility for their children' By Graeme Paton, Education Editor Last Updated: 1:13AM BST 05/05/2008 Parents are “abdicating their responsibility” by leaving children in school for up to 10 hours a day, according to a leading head teacher. Extended schools open to 6pm, providing 'wraparound' childcare to help mothers return to full-time jobs Some mothers and fathers “dump” pupils at breakfast clubs and pick them up late in the evening because of the demands of work, said Mick Brookes, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers. Britain’s so-called “back to work culture” - which has also prompted...