18 unusual facts about royal babies

With the imminent arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's firstborn here are some of the more unusual facts about royal babies.

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

by Gregg Easteal

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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