#RoyalBaby - updates

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Queen Elizabeth expresses delight at great-grandaughter

May 13, 2015 - 10:49 AM

I told her I am so happy at the arrival of the new baby I said congratulations and she said Yes we love to have another girl said garden party guest Susan Pollack 84 a Holocaust survivor who works with a charity patronized by the queen

HAPPY QUEEN. Queen Elizabeth says she is delighted to have a new great-grandchild, a great-granddaughter in particular. File photo by Anthony Devlin/EPA

First visitors for Britain's baby princess

May 03, 2015 - 11:39 PM

For the new baby s name Charlotte overtakes long time front runner Alice as the bookmakers favorite with odds of 3 1

IN PHOTOS: Prince William, Kate leave hospital with newborn

May 03, 2015 - 1:57 AM

This is the first glimpse of the new royal baby

HELLO, BABY PRINCESS! Prince William and Kate Middleton emerge from St Mary's hospital, with the newborn princess in Kate's arms. Photo by Leon Neal/AFP

Int'l celebs congratulate Prince William, Kate on new baby

May 03, 2015 - 1:10 AM

Ellen DeGeneres David Beckham and Josh Groban are among those who sent messages to the royal couple

IN PHOTOS: Prince George visits baby sister in hospital

May 03, 2015 - 12:25 AM

Prince William brings Prince George to the hospital to visit Kate Middleton and George s newborn baby sister

Cheers for royal birth as fans remember Princess Diana

May 02, 2015 - 8:22 PM

William wanted a girl and Diana wanted a girl I think its just nice for George to have a little sister says fan Margaret Tyler

IN MEMORY OF. Fans cheer on for the birth of the royal baby girl, and at the same time remember the late Princess Diana, who they say would have loved to have a baby daughter of her own. Photo by Paul Vicente/EPA

New royal baby first to benefit from new succession laws

May 02, 2015 - 8:05 PM

The princess is fourth in line to the throne after Queen Elizabeth II s eldest son Prince Charles Charles s eldest son Prince William and her older brother Prince George

NEW ROYAL BABY. A supporter holds up a sign reading "its a girl" after the birth of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William's second child, a daughter, is announced outside the Lindo wing at St Mary's hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015. Leon Neal/AFP

#RoyalBaby: Prince William, Kate welcome baby girl

May 02, 2015 - 6:10 PM

UPDATED The baby girl is now the fourth in line to the British throne after Queen Elizabeth II s eldest son Prince Charles his eldest son William and George the new arrival s big brother

BABY WATCH. A royal fan holds a figurine of the Duchess of Cambridge outisde the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital in north London, Britain, April 21, 2015. Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

5 name predictions for Kate's new #RoyalBaby girl

May 02, 2015 - 5:39 PM

What name would you give the new royal baby girl?

Australia-bound Prince Harry set to miss royal birth

Apr 28, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Army captain Harry will spend time with Australian army units in Perth and Sydney before he embarks on an official tour of New Zealand from May 9 to May 16

Fashion houses await birth of a tiny style heavyweight

Apr 24, 2015 - 1:15 AM

Everyone is going to be waiting to see what the baby is going to wear and what she s [Kate] going to look like post pregnancy says Trend Atelier head Geraldine Wharry

TRENDY TOT. Fashion houses await the arrival of the second baby, who is predicted to have the power to influence a new set of trends. File photo by Dan Peled/EPA

Prince William goes on leave ahead of birth

Apr 22, 2015 - 12:08 PM

His next round of training begins June 1 according to a spokesman for Kensington Palace

PRINCE WILLIAM. He takes a leave ahead of the birth of his second child with wife and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton

Press set to cover Britain's royal baby from a distance

Apr 21, 2015 - 12:16 AM

Prince William and wife Kate have fought hard for the right to bring up their family in private despite being one of the most famous couples in the world

British royal baby's first A to Z

Apr 19, 2015 - 11:18 PM

A for announcement B for brother C for christening and more

An heir and a spare: life as a royal number two

Apr 17, 2015 - 11:43 PM

With the second royal baby on the way let s take a look at 6 generations of royal second borns

PRINCE HARRY. He's the second child of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana. Prince George, Prince William's first born, lessens Harry's chances of being heir to the throne

Girl power drives British royal baby name betting

Apr 17, 2015 - 11:29 AM

Most bookmakers have Alice as their favorite name closely followed by Charlotte and Elizabeth as Britain awaits the baby expected later this month

BABY NAMES. What are your predictions? File photo by Paul Miller/EPA

Mamasapano 'first sin,' Filipinos on Aquino, British royal baby | The wRap

Mar 19, 2015 - 7:50 PM

The Senate’s Mamasapano report says the MILF committed first sin A survey shows Filipinos don’t want President Aquino to resign Duchess Kate says she’ll give birth in April

Kate Middleton's baby due date revealed

Mar 19, 2015 - 10:41 AM

I told her she is beautiful and that she s got a tiny little bump says children center volunteer Christine Osborne

WHOOPS! She accidentally tells a child center volunteer on when her baby is due

Rappler Newscast | July 23, 2013

Jul 23, 2013 - 8:51 PM

It’s a boy for Britain’s royal couple Critic for RH law: measure is inconsistent with Aquino administration 15 administration lawmakers tagged in scam

Traditions surrounding a British royal birth

Jul 22, 2013 - 4:12 PM

Certain traditions are expected following the birth of a new royal heir

Duchess of Cambridge in labor

Jul 22, 2013 - 2:38 PM

UPDATE Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge is reportedly in labor Clarence House confirmed; Baby set to be 3rd in line to the British throne

ROYAL BABY ON THE WAY. Police officers walk past the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's, in London, Britain, 20 July 2013. Photo by EPA/Bogdan Maran

What's in a name? More than you think, experts say

Jul 11, 2013 - 10:42 PM

Studies show names affect everything from your school grades career and even marriage

NAME'S POWER. What will they name their baby? Studies show names affect lots of aspects of our lives including school, career and even marriage. File AFP photo by Leon Neal

A lullaby only for the #RoyalBaby

Jul 02, 2013 - 4:27 PM

A special lullaby is composed for the baby of Prince William and Kate Middleton

ROYAL BABY COUNTDOWN. The royal family and the rest of the world are eager to welcome Prince William and Kate's baby. Photo from the Kate Middleton Facebook page

#RoyalBaby countdown begins

Jul 02, 2013 - 7:50 AM

Media wait for royal mum to be Kate outside a London hospital

AND SO IT BEGINS. For the next weeks, all eyes will be on Kate Middleton, the royal mother-to-be. Photo from the Kate Middleton Facebook page