Expectant Kate admitted to London hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge. Credit: PA

St James's Palace announced that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby and also said the Duchess has been admitted to the private King Edward VII Hospital in central London with "hyperemesis gravidarum".

St James's Palace added: "As the pregnancy is in its very early stages, Her Royal Highness is expected to stay in hospital for several days and will require a period of rest thereafter."