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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Kate's cousins 'thrilled' to be related to future king

John Harrison, who is Kate Middleton's first cousin twice removed, said he was "over the moon" that he is now related to the future King of England.

He and his wife Val still live in Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham, where the Duchess of Cambridge's great-grandparents once lived.

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