The Royal Wedding: Live Blog

The Royal Wedding: Live Blog

Today's the day that Crown Princess Victoria will get her man of the people. We'll be following the whole thing live - with reporters around Stockholm providing the latest news, reactions and (hopefully) informed speculation from the Royal Wedding.

‘Thank you for giving me my Prince’

‘Thank you for giving me my Prince’

Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria has got her Prince. In an emotional but confident speech following her wedding to Daniel Westling, she expressed her gratitude to the crowd:

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Video: Highlights of the Royal Wedding celebrations

Watch highlights of the carriage procession following the Royal Wedding on The Local, in cooperation with TV4.

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Royal wedding brings out the magic

Mattias Frihammar, Ethnologist at Stockholm University, talks to Gabriel Stein about the royal wedding, the irrational Swede and magic.

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Party underway in Daniel’s home town

Saturday’s wedding festivities got off to an early start in Daniel Westling’s home town of Ockelbo, 200 kilometres north of Stockholm, where visitors were treated to a free breakfast at Wij Gardens.

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Crowds gather along procession route

Police in Stockholm expect around 250,000 people to take to the streets to catch a glimpse of the Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling when they leave Stockholm Cathedral in a carriage procession after their wedding on Saturday afternoon.

Roxette reunite for royal performance

Roxette reunite for royal performance

Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling were treated to a star-studded gala performance on the eve of their wedding as a reunited Roxette brought the audience to its feet Stockholm at Stockholm Concert Hall.

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Swedes falling out of love with monarchy

Support for Sweden's monarchy has dipped below 50 percent while a quarter if the population is opposed to the institution, according to a poll published a day before Crown Princess Victoria's wedding.

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Bridal couple grateful for toaster

Crown Princess Victoria and fiancé Daniel Westling received a toaster and a wooden horse as wedding gifts when representatives from the government, municipalities and county councils converged on Stockholm City Hall for a reception on Friday afternoon.