Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Daniel Westling
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Swedes 'want king to abdicate' in favour of daughter

It is less than a year since her marriage in a fairytale setting in Stockholm, and now it seems Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria has replaced her father in the people's affections.

An opinion poll for a leading Swedish newspaper suggests nearly two thirds of the country want the King, Carl Gustaf the Sixteenth, to abdicate.

Dominic Kane reports.

  • 06 Jan 2011
  • From the section Europe