Pictures of the Princess Royal during her visit to Dumfries to officially unveil the Robert Burns' Rock.
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The Princess Royal will officially open Cumbria Fire and Rescue Services headquarters in Penrith.
The Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London, where the Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth, is an exclusive private facility offering "bespoke care packages".
Fully refurbished in 2012, the wing describes itself as having offered "leading private obstetric and neonatal care for 60 years".
It has private en suite rooms designed to provide "comfort and privacy". Deluxe rooms and suites are also available.
A normal delivery package including a one-night stay costs £4,965, with an extra night in a deluxe room costing £1,050, plus consultant's fees which can come to around £6,000, depending on the care required, meaning a two-night stay can cost more than £12,000.
A suite of two rooms, with one used as a living room, costs £6,265 for a one-night stay with normal delivery and £2,200 for each extra night, meaning a two-night stay, with consultant fees of an estimated £6,000, would cost around £14,465.
Each room has a satellite TV with major international channels, a radio, a safe, a bedside phone and a fridge.
The expectant mother and her visitors can access the internet via wifi and there is a choice of a daily newspaper delivered to the room each morning. Toiletries are also provided.
All meals are freshly prepared in a dedicated kitchen and tea and coffee is provided for mothers and guests throughout the day.
The wing also offers a "comprehensive wine list should you wish to enjoy a glass of Champagne and toast your baby's arrival".
A pipe band entertains the crowds as they prepare to welcome the Princess Royal to Dumfries.
Princess Anne is visiting the town to unveil a sculpture of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns.
The Princess Royal is visiting Dumfries today to unveil a sculpture of poet Robert Burns.
"Robert Burns' Rock" was gifted by The People's Project to the people of Dumfries and Galloway to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
The sculpture, which sits opposite the statue of Burns' wife Jean Armour near to St. Michael Street, has been created from Dumfries sandstone by David Little.
Olympic gold medalist Scott Brash received an MBE from the Queen at Holyrood Palace this morning.
The 27-year-old showjumping star, from Peebles, won team Gold on his Olympic debut last year.
He was among seventy people from all walks of life to be honoured at the ceremony in Edinburgh.
Kathryn Samson reports:
The Queen is visiting the Scottish Borders today as part of her tour of Scotland.
Her Majesty will visit the John Buchan Museum in Peebles, before being given a tour of Abbotsford House, where she will officially re-open the former home of Sir Walter Scott.
A 27-year-old showjumper from the Scottish Borders says that being formally honoured by the Queen has topped off a "phenomenal" year.
Gold medalist Scott Brash, from Peebles, was made an MBE for services to equestrianism during a ceremony at Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.
Mr Brash was the youngest member of the British gold medal winning showjumping team at the London Games last summer.
– Scott Brash OBE
"It means a lot. To be recognised in what you love doing is a fantastic thing. It's great," he said following his meeting with the Queen.
"She asked where I was going next and how the horses are, saying it was a great achievement.
"Being made an MBE has capped a remarkable year, he said.
"The whole experience has been phenomenal. I was just so lucky to be a part of it all."