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Royal baby picture tweets peak at 18,000 per minute

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.


VIDEO: The Royal baby party continues in Windsor

Bucklebury's not the only place for a party tonight, there's one happening 30 miles along the road at the aptly named Duchess of Cambridge pub in Windsor, the only pub in the country with that name.

It got underway at midday so there are some very happy people in the Royal borough. There with them - Sharon Thomas who meets Will Calvert of Windsor & Eton brewery and Daniel Park of the Duchess of Cambridge pub.


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Duchess: It is a special time for any parent

The Duchess showing the waiting media her baby, for the first time. Credit: PA

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge emerged from St Mary's Hospital with their new baby son tonight to loud cheers from well wishers.

The Duchess said: "It's very emotional, it's such a special time. I think any parent will know what this feeling feels like."

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