Sweden's Madeleine furious over tabloid bikini photo

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Christopher O'Neill at their wedding cermony in Stockholm, June 8, 2013
Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Christopher O'Neill are pictured at the Royal church during a wedding cermony at the Royal castle in Stockholm, June 8, 2013. The princess expressed her anger Friday on Facebook at a local tabloid's decision to publish a photo of her honeymooning in a bikini in the Seychelles

Newly-wed Swedish Princess Madeleine expressed her anger Friday on Facebook at a local tabloid's decision to publish a photo of her honeymooning in a bikini in the Seychelles.

"We continue to thank everyone for their loving warmth and well wishes regarding our marriage," the princess wrote in English, six days after marrying US-British finance executive Christopher O'Neill.

"Sadly, the Swedish tabloid press have taken it upon themselves to destroy our privacy and place private photographs of us in their publications today," she added.

"The one thing we wish is that, if only for these few days, our privacy can now be respected."

Expressen, Sweden's second most popular tabloid, Friday published a photo of the newly-wed couple holding hands on a beach, she in a bikini, he wearing trunks.

The couple had decided to stay at the same hotel as Prince William and Kate Middleton did during their honeymoon, according to the tabloid.

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