The wait is nearly over - today is the official due-date for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby. But the talking point for most people has been the lovely weather. Richard Slee has been to the south's beaches - and he's been to the Berkshire village where Kate Middleton grew up.
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Dorset's Weymouth Beach has been named the UK's best by travellers, with Fistral Bay, Cornwall, coming in second place.
Wednesday morning's weather for the west of the region
Wednesday morning's weather for the east of the region