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Prince William registers Princess Charlotte's birth

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have formally registered the birth of Princess Charlotte.

The Duke of Cambridge signed the birth register at Kensington Palace this afternoon witnessed by a Registrar from Westminster Register Office.

William registers Princess Charlotte's birth Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

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Duke and Duchess 'thank public for warm baby wishes'

The royal couple's second child is said to be due at the end of April Credit: Press Association

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have thanked the public for their "warm wishes" ahead of the birth of their second child - but they still do not know if it will be a boy or girl.

A source said: "The Duke and Duchess are hugely grateful for the warm wishes they have received from people throughout the UK and indeed around the world and over the last few months.

"They know that people are excited that Prince George will soon have a little brother or sister, it means a great deal to them that so many will be celebrating this important moment for their family."

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