King of Sweden celebrates 75th birthday with only a modest amount of pomp

King of Sweden celebrates 75th birthday with only a modest amount of pomp

King Carl XVI Gustaf turned 75 on Friday, but due to the pandemic marked his birthday without the lavish flair of a royal anniversary – unless you count a military flyover and a reception with the prime minister.

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King Carl XVI Gustaf removes five grandchildren from Royal House

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Royal cheat sheet: Who are the Swedish princes and princesses?

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Scandal-hit Frenchman ‘groped Sweden’s Crown Princess’

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King Carl XVI Gustaf now Sweden’s longest-reigning monarch

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Sweden’s new royal baby has a name!

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Royal baby boom! Sweden’s Princess Madeleine gives birth to her third child

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Blog: Prince William and Kate in Stockholm

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How to catch a glimpse of William and Kate on their visit to Sweden

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In pictures: Sweden’s Prince Gabriel’s royal baptism

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King of Sweden: ‘Something good will come of #MeToo’

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Prince William and Kate are coming to Sweden and Norway

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King of Sweden visits burned-down mosque in Örebro

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Prince Gabriel: New Swedish royal baby’s name revealed

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Third baby on the way for Sweden’s Princess Madeleine

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BLOG: Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria turns 40

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In pictures: How the Swedish royals celebrated National Day

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‘It could be lonely,’ says Queen of first year in Sweden

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Sweden’s king stands up for the EU in parliament speech

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Royal baptism day for Sweden’s Prince Alexander

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See Sweden’s King and Queen pop out for pizza

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Royal husband: ‘Britain should not leave the EU’

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Sweden’s party princesses enjoy royal birthday show

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Royal baptism day for Sweden’s Prince Oscar

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Sweden gets ready for Prince Oscar’s baptism

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King says his letter helped Sweden end spat with Saudis

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King: ‘It’s hard to work when you’re being ridiculed’

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Sleeping Prince Alexander melts Swedish hearts

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Sweden cheers birth of baby Prince Alexander

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Swedish King: ‘You don’t have to eat bloody steak every day’

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Swedish royals name the date for baby Oscar’s baptism

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Royal family welcomes Prince Oscar into world

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Swedes cheer birth of baby Prince Oscar in Stockholm

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Watch these adorable kids have royal dreams come true

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Five royal reasons Sweden’s Estelle is the coolest princess

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Back to school as Swedish royal returns to home town

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Is this our last glimpse of Swedish royal’s baby bump?

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This Syrian boy wants to meet the King of Sweden

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Princess doppelganger can’t tell herself apart from royal

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Swedish princesses show off double royal baby bumps

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Swedish royalists up in arms over US politician’s blunder

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Swedish princess turns on beach paparazzi

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This is the first picture of Sweden’s new baby prince

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Sweden’s baby prince gets visit from Santa

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Sweden’s princess sends cutest Christmas wishes

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Swedish king calls for ban on bathtubs

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Princess awaiting sibling ‘really wants a hamster’

Royal row over use of palaces for refugees

Royal row over use of palaces for refugees

New Swedish royal couple expecting baby

New Swedish royal couple expecting baby

Princess Sofia returns to her Swedish roots

Princess Sofia returns to her Swedish roots

Sweden’s archbishop to christen Prince Nicolas

Sweden’s archbishop to christen Prince Nicolas

Sweden’s king ‘touched’ by EU refugee crisis

Sweden’s king ‘touched’ by EU refugee crisis

Swedish royals share new snaps of prince

Swedish royals share new snaps of prince

New Swedish royal in focus at birthday show

New Swedish royal in focus at birthday show

First snaps of Sweden’s baby prince revealed

First snaps of Sweden’s baby prince revealed

Seven names fit for Sweden’s new prince

Seven names fit for Sweden’s new prince

Swedish royals in nun movie plagiarism row

Swedish royals in nun movie plagiarism row

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Chris O’Neill tells of joy over new Swedish prince

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Princess Madeleine has baby Swedish prince

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What you have to know about the royal wedding

Sweden gripped by royal wedding countdown

Sweden gripped by royal wedding countdown

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Six facts about Europe’s hottest power couple

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Royal wedding plans proclaimed in church

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Could Sweden get a new princess this summer?

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Swedes celebrate as King Carl XVI turns 69

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Sweden’s royal wedding invitations posted out

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Royal wedding day procession announced

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Swedish Princess to give birth to baby in June

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‘Free Estelle Bernadotte from her royal burden’

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Swedish royal criticized for ‘just waving’

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Princess Madeleine ‘not involved in any debt’

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Are Sweden’s royals moving to London?

Sweden’s Princess Madeleine moves home

Sweden’s Princess Madeleine moves home

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Princess Madeleine plans Europe move

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Second baby on the way for Princess Madeleine

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Stockholm palace to get ‘warm pink’ paint job

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Princess Madeleine to make Nobel comeback

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Armed royal guards caught drunk on the job

Princess Leonore touches down in Sweden

Princess Leonore touches down in Sweden

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Swedish king celebrates his 68th birthday

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Sweden’s tiny princesses in family photo

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Swedish royals set baptism date for princess

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Princess Madeleine gives birth to a daughter

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Half of Swedes want Victoria on the throne

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Palace unveils plans for birth of Madeleine’s baby

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Swedish king warns heir of burn-out

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Swedish princesses in ‘sweet’ Christmas video

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Madeleine reveals royal baby’s gender: report

Street dance for king’s 40th year on throne

Street dance for king’s 40th year on throne

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Royal plane in emergency landing

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Expressen investigated over Persbrandt “lies”

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Silvia’s brother dies

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‘Give throne to Victoria’- poll

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Swedish royal couple arrives in Vienna

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Prince Carl Philip to launch motor racing career

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King turns off lights for environment

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Sex slave defender wins children’s rights prize

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Swedish royal wedding ‘would benefit economy’

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Heirs to Scandinavian thrones to meet in Arctic

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‘No concrete global warming proof in polar region’

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Princess Lilian breaks hip in fall

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Eighteenth century Swedish king drew penises in diary

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Sweden’s Crown Princess booed on Indian airliner

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‘Farmer’ Prince moves south for studies

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Royal’s Swedish chef on the run following UK nipple threat

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A royal mess: Why Sweden can’t have its own Obama

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Princess Lilian taken to hospital

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Profile: Popular Crown Princess Victoria

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Papers give royal engagement a lukewarm reception

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Prince’s relationship crumbles following royal engagement

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Swedish ‘countess’ in bitter US divorce trial

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Sweden gifts palace to Victoria and Daniel

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Swedish collector snags former queen’s desk at auction

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Princess Madeleine announces engagement

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Madeleine’s engagement ‘a surprise’: royal watcher

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‘I fell for her beautiful blue eyes’

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King and queen to launch new youth forum

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Crown Princess in surprise Afghanistan trip

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Prince hooks up with bikini model: reports

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Why deny a princess her fairytale? Republicans and the royal weddings

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Grenades found at Royal Palace in Stockholm

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Royal pilot suspended for medical check miss

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King deployed to back Brazil fighter bid

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King calls on Brazil to plump for Swedish jet

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Princess hit by relationship rumours

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Princess Madeleine breaks up with fiancé

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Sly princess leaves paparazzi pictureless

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Swedish monarchy losing support: poll

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Bergström and Prince Charles invited to royal wedding pre-party

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Palace guards in uniform pants appeal

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King foots half of daughter’s wedding bill

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Prince-in-waiting keen to start family

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New titles for future Prince of Sweden

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Bookies cash in on royal wedding

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Roxette reunite for royal performance

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Crowds gather along procession route

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Party underway in Daniel’s home town

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News agencies boycott wedding over rights row

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‘I love you, Victoria’

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World’s press hails ‘fairytale romance’

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Police thrilled after ‘fantastic’ wedding day

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Victoria to keep her wealth after divorce

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Royal couple return home from honeymoon

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Politicians say no to free biogas car over bribe risk

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Royals in unwitting electoral bid

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Swedish princess goes in search of French roots

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Swedish prince accepts foreign duty ultimatum

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Helsingborg celebrates ‘the art of becoming king’

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Swedish King to face book’s love affair claims

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King: It was a long time ago

Madeleine speaks out over break up ‘heartache’

Madeleine speaks out over break up ‘heartache’

Support for Swedish monarchy increases

Support for Swedish monarchy increases

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More Swedes want king to abdicate: poll

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King’s Brazil trip a ‘conflict of interests’

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Most Swedes want king to step down: poll

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Swedes turn off the lights for the environment

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Palace fuming at photographer following Queen Silvia injury

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Photographer denies ‘stalking’ Queen Silvia

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‘Abolish Sweden’s monarchy’: Juholt

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Dating site singles out Swedish prince as ‘most beautiful’ royal

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Some tips on watching Kate and William tie the knot from Sweden

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Sweden’s king celebrates 65th birthday

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King denies calling Stieg Larsson books ‘horrible’

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Friend sought gangster’s help to hush up King’s affairs: report

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Scandal-hit king sees popularity plunge

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Royal revellers brave birthday downpour

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Victoria most beautiful royal bride ever: poll

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Victoria pregnant

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‘It’s about time’: royal expert

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‘Let’s hope everything goes well’: Victoria

Royals rejoice over pregnant princess

Royals rejoice over pregnant princess

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King slammed over award to Saudi monarch

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Nordic royals plan New York get-together

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Haga: Sweden’s ‘royal nursery’ preps for a new arrival

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‘Queen Silvia shouldn’t be blamed for her father’s Nazi past’

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Princess Victoria: 2011 a ‘very rough year’

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Sweden’s five biggest news stories of 2011

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Princess Victoria to give birth in ‘early March’

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Hospital preps for Swedish royal birth

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‘She was radiant’: crown princess’ mentor

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First pic of new Swedish princess released

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Live Blog: Sweden celebrates new princess

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‘Many great monarchs have been queens’

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‘Her name is Estelle’: King Carl XVI Gustaf

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New photos of Sweden’s Princess Estelle released

Pippa Middleton to ski in Sweden’s Vasaloppet

Pippa Middleton to ski in Sweden’s Vasaloppet

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Naming princess Estelle a ‘political statement’ by Swedish Royal Family

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Princess Estelle goes for her ‘first walk’

Swedish firms rush to cash in on ‘Estelle’

Swedish firms rush to cash in on ‘Estelle’

Pippa hails Vasaloppet finish: ‘It was incredible’

Pippa hails Vasaloppet finish: ‘It was incredible’

Prince Charles shoots hoops with Swedish PM

Prince Charles shoots hoops with Swedish PM

Royal Court releases new pics of Princess Estelle

Royal Court releases new pics of Princess Estelle

‘We are Sweden’s <i>true</i> royal family’

‘We are Sweden’s true royal family’

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Sweden readies for Princess Estelle baptism

Live Blog: the baptism of Princess Estelle

Live Blog: the baptism of Princess Estelle

Estelle baptized in ‘historic’ ceremony

Estelle baptized in ‘historic’ ceremony

Swedish king pledges support for Korean peace

Swedish king pledges support for Korean peace

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Sunshine greets Sweden’s National Day

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Fake krona coin mocks ‘whorer’ Swedish king

Swedish royal jewels missing after daring theft

Swedish royal jewels missing after daring theft

Princess Victoria cancels ‘tough’ Olympic trip

Princess Victoria cancels ‘tough’ Olympic trip

Swedish prince attacked at French nightclub

Swedish prince attacked at French nightclub

Swedish prince speaks out on nightclub attack

Swedish prince speaks out on nightclub attack

Swedish royal fury over ‘offensive’ artwork

Swedish royal fury over ‘offensive’ artwork

Introducing… Camilla Henemark

Introducing… Camilla Henemark

Estelle display prompts new princess pics

Estelle display prompts new princess pics

Princess Madeleine engaged to Chris O’Neill

Princess Madeleine engaged to Chris O’Neill

Princess Madeleine: Chris is my soul mate

Princess Madeleine: Chris is my soul mate

A look at Swedish royal fiancé Chris O’Neill

A look at Swedish royal fiancé Chris O’Neill

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Nobel Prize ceremony concludes in Stockholm

Swedish royal wedding date announced

Swedish royal wedding date announced

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Photo agency denies artist right to images

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Swedish princess inks her wedding invitations

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‘New York princess’ risks heirs’ right to the throne

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Sweden’s Princess Lilian dead at 97

Princess Lilian funeral details released

Princess Lilian funeral details released

The miner’s daughter who became Swedish royalty’s grand old lady

The miner’s daughter who became Swedish royalty’s grand old lady

Swedes pay respects to Princess Lilian

Swedes pay respects to Princess Lilian

Sweden set for Princess Lilian farewell

Sweden set for Princess Lilian farewell

Sweden bids farewell to Princess Lilian

Sweden bids farewell to Princess Lilian

‘It’d be strange if I wasn’t nervous’: royal chef

‘It’d be strange if I wasn’t nervous’: royal chef

Royal regalia heist shocks Swedish church

Royal regalia heist shocks Swedish church

Swedish royal regalia found in rubbish bags

Swedish royal regalia found in rubbish bags

Swedish governor shows cheap wine fit for a king

Swedish governor shows cheap wine fit for a king

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Swedes ponder younger princess’ wedding style

No O’Neill name change for Princess Madeleine

No O’Neill name change for Princess Madeleine

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Princess Madeleine in ‘immunity claim’ row

Royal couple struggle to win over Swedish public

Royal couple struggle to win over Swedish public

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Sun shines as wedding fever grips Stockholm

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Princess Madeleine’s royal wedding: Live Blog

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Swedish princess weds US banker in Stockholm

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Newlywed princess slams paparazzi bikini photos

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Swedish prince hunts for wedding church: report

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Swedish royals in ‘Breivik group’ bomb threat