Princess Madeleine reveals she will move to Europe 'in the near future'

Princess Madeleine has revealed that she and her husband Chris O'Neill plan to leave the United States and move to Europe "in the near future".

The couple confirmed the news whilst speaking to Sveriges Television programme A year with the royal family 2014.


Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neill currently live in New York

"In the near future we will move to Europe. That's where we have our families," the princess told SVT.

Madeleine, 32, moved to New York in 2010, following the end of her engagement to Jonas Bergström. It was there that she met Chris, 40, a British-American financer that would become her husband in June 2013.

In February the royal pair welcomed their first daughter, Princess Leonore, in New York. On 19 December they announced they were expecting their second baby

The royal couple have a daughter, Leonore, and are expecting their second child

Within minutes the happy announcement, made on the Swedish royal family's Facebook page, had received more than 5,000 likes. "Princess Madeleine and Mr. Christopher O'Neill are delighted to announce that The Princess is expecting their second child," read the statement.

Since marrying in a fairytale wedding in June 2013, Madeleine and Chris have established themselves as one of the most popular royal couples. After the ceremony the dashing Anglo-American groom won over the Swedish people by giving his Valentino-clad wife several passionate kisses then punching the air with delight.


In a joint interview afterwards Madeleine reflected on the couple's idyllic honeymoon in the Seychelles and what a difference it made being married.

Searching for the right words, the princess said: "The sweetest feeling now that we are married is that we really are a team. It really brings a special… "bond," filled in Chris.
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