Palmer says ship will mostly sail between Southampton and New York. Will be escorted by Chinese Navy from shipyard to Southampton on first ship. Our correspondent, Mike Pearse, is at the press conference in New York where the announcement is being made.
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Sunny spells and sharp showers this afternoon but feeling pleasantly warm
Thundery rain clearing for a dry and sunny afternoon
Mostly dry with sunny spells throughout the day. Some isolated thundery showers are possible in Kent this morning and feeling fresher