Today Princess Madeleine and Jonas Bergström have ended their engagement. Madeleine is now in New York to work at the World Childhood Foundation.
The official press release of the Royal Court says:
"After careful consideration, Princess Madeleine and Jonas Bergström jointly decided to go separate ways. They have come to the conclusion that the best thing for them is that they move in different directions. Princess Madeleine and Jonas Bergström appeal to the media to show them respect and consideration for this decision. They need peace and quiet in this difficult situation. Extreme media coverage will not ease the situation for them. We ask for your understanding that no further statements will be provided."