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Tea and cake at Sandringham House after christening

Prince George wore the same gown at his christening two years ago. Credit: PA

Guests at the royal christening will be served tea and cake at the Queen's country retreat Sandringham House after the ceremony.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will walk from the house to the St Mary Magdalene Church for the 45-minute service which starts at 4.30pm.

Kate and William will serve tea at the Queen's country retreat Sandringham House after the service. Credit: PA

Princess Charlotte will be baptised in the hand made replica of the Royal Christening Robe, made by the Queen's dressmaker Angela Kelly.

The royals and their guests will then head back to Sandringham where they will be served tea and slices of christening cake - which is a tier taken from William and Kate's wedding cake.

Read more: Ten things you need to know about the royal christening

Princess Charlotte will have five godparents

Princess Charlotte will be christened later today. Credit: PA

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen five godparents for their daughter Princess Charlotte.

William and Kate asked Miss Fellowes - the daughter of one of Princess Diana's sisters, to take on the spiritual role for the nine-week-old Princess.

Kate's cousin Adam Middleton was also asked along with the couple's friends Sophie Carter, James Meade and Thomas van Straubenzee.

The godparents will join the royals, which include the Queen and Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Camilla, and the Middleton family.

Prince Harry will not attend the service as he is on a long-planned trip to Africa.

Read more: Ten things you need to know about the royal christening

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Queen visits site of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

The Queen has spoken of the "horrific" scenes British forces faced when they liberated the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp as she visited the notorious site.

At the camp in northern Germany where 70,000 people died from disease, starvation or brutal mistreatment, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh paid their respects by laying a wreath.

With quiet dignity and the minimum of protocol, the royal couple toured the site which was razed to the ground and is now a museum and memorial to those who died during the Second World War.

ITV News Royal Editor Tim Ewart reports:

Queen lays wreath to Bergen-Belsen dead

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh lay a wreath at Bergen-Belsen. Credit: Reuters

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have laid a wreath at the former Nazi death camp at Bergen-Belsen.

In Her Majesty's first trip to the site of a concentration camp, she paid her respects to the tens of thousands of people who died there.

The royal couple toured the site in northern Germany which was razed to the ground and is now a museum and memorial.

At the site's Inscription Wall, she and Philip laid a wreath near the words "To the memory of all those who died in this place".

The royal couple toured the site in northern Germany. Credit: Reuters
Security was tight around Bergen-Belsen ahead of the visit. Credit: PA
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