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Royal round up, week ending June 28th 2014

A round up of all the news from Europe's royal houses, for the week ending June 28th 2014...

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden announced his engagement to Sofia Hellqvist on June 27th 2014.  The surprise event was confirmed by the Marshal of the Realm and the couple appeared before the press soon afterwards.  

Prince Carl Philip and his fiancee, Sofia Hellqvist, share a kiss at their engagement press conference following the surprise announcement on June 27th 2014
The King and Queen of Sweden later joined the couple to talk to the press before posing for official photos inside the Drottningholm Palace and then enjoying a small reception to mark the event.

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia with Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist in an official photo marking the royal engagement announced on June 27th 2014
The engagement was announced on the same day that the husband of Princess Madeleine, Chris O'Neill, celebrated his fortieth birthday.

Chris O'Neill with his baby da…