Princess Madeleine's and Prince Carl Philip's children are no longer members of the Swedish Royal House

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The children of Princess Madeleine and Prince Carl Philip are no longer members of the Swedish Royal House.

A statement, read by Fredrik Wersäll, Marshal of the Realm, at a press conference said the King had made the decision to make it clear which members of the Swedish Royal Family are expected to take on assignments that the head of state should take.

The decision does not affect Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel's children who are next in line of succession.