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Sweden's Prince Carl Philip to marry next year

Jun 28, 2014    

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Prince Carl Philip, third in line to the throne of Sweden, will marry his longtime girlfriend, 29-year-old former model Sofia Hellqvist, the royal court said on Friday."The wedding date has not yet been decided but it is planned to take place during the summer of 2015," it announced in a statement.Sweden is a constitutional monarchy and the king has no political power. Public support for the royal family has weakened slightly in recent years, but remains fairly broad in otherwise egalitarian Sweden.Carl Philip's father, Carl XVI Gustaf, has been King of Sweden s...

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