The Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a girl weighing 8lbs 3oz (3.7kg) at 08:34 BST. The Duke of Cambridge is present for the birth. The princess is fourth in line to the throne.
The royal baby, along with her parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge makes an appearance outside the hospital just a few hours after the birth. After showing their new princess to the crowd, they depart for Kensington Palace where the Dutchess will recuperate for a few days before the family moves home.
Prince William and Middleton welcome George Alexander Louis. His name is released a week after his birth. Middleton on becoming a parent:
It’s very emotional. It’s such a special time. I think any parent will know what this feeling feels like.
Prince William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor is born weighing 7lb 1½oz. The Prince is the first child of Prince Charles and Princess Diana and his official title is “Prince William, Duke of Cambridge”. His paternal grandparents are Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He is second in line to succeed his grandmother, after his father.
Prince Charles is present at the birth and calls the Palace from St Mary’s Hospital Paddington, to tell his mother, who was said to be “absolutely delighted.” The Queen Mother, driving back to her home at Clarence House was “overjoyed.” The news was also flashed to Prince Andrew in the South Atlantic task force and to the rest of the Royal Family.
The crowd outside the hospital were chanting “Nice one Charlie, let’s have another one,” the Prince laughed and said:
Bloody hell, give us a chance.