Royal baby's North East ties

The reaction from the North East to the new arrival for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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  1. Gregg Easteal

People from around the North East with own reasons to celebrate royal birth

As the nation waited for a first glimpse of the new royal baby, people from around the North East had their own reasons to celebrate - including baby Ella Kate Watson, who was born at the same time in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead.

She qualifies for a commemorative five pound coin issued to all infants who now share a birthday with the new prince.

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