Royal baby name announced

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their son George Alexander Louis, Kensington Palace said.

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Queen spends half an hour with first great-grandson

Dressed in a turquoise floral outfit, the Queen looked relaxed as she left Kensington Palace after spending just over half an hour with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first child.

The Queen spent half an hour with her great grandchild. Credit: ITV News/Georgina Brewer

She had travelled to see William and Kate and their baby without the Duke of Edinburgh who is still convalescing at Windsor Castle following exploratory abdominal surgery last month.

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The new Prince of Cambridge is introduced to the world

The new Prince of Cambridge was introduced to the world today.

The Duchess held her son first and the couple looked relaxed and smiled broadly as the world's media captured the moment.

The Royal baby's fingers clasped and unclasped in what looked almost like his first royal wave.

Speaking outside the hospital, William and Kate said they felt "very emotional".

ITV News' Royal Correspondent Tim Ewart reports:


Royal baby picture tweets peak at 18,000 per minute

Kate, new baby and William leaving the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital.
Kate, new baby and William leaving the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital. Credit: PA Wire

More than 18,000 people a minute tweeted about the royal baby as he made his first public appearance this evening, Twitter said.

The figure was short of peak of 25,300 tweets per minute which mentioned the baby last night after the birth was announced.

Read: Royal baby tweets peak at more than 25,300 a minute


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