DUTCH QUEEN BEATRIX AND HER HUSBAND PRINCE CLAUS FILE PHOTO.
Dutch Queen Beatrix and her husband Prince Claus are pictured in an
undated file photo during the wedding of Dutch Prince Maurits and his
bride Marilene. The husband the Dutch Queen died on Sunday at 19.00
hours ( 17.00 GMT ) The Dutch government information service ( RVD )
said. The 76-year-old Prince, who had suffered from sporadic ill health
over the past decade, died in an Amsterdam hospital. Claus failing left
kidney was removed in May last year and in 1991, doctors diagnosed him
with a mild form of Parkinsons disease, a degenerative brain disorder.
REUTERS/Jerry Lampen/file photo