The reforms couldn't be more timely, given the fantastic news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby.
The other Commonwealth countries where Her Majesty The Queen is head of state have just given us the green light to change the law, and we are wasting no time.
At the moment, if the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge is a girl, any younger brothers she has will overtake her in line to the throne.
We're modernising these out-of-date rules so that men and women in line to the Throne have equal rights.
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Tonight it'll stay wet across northern areas of Britain, with further showers pushing into the South West.
A boy who has spent three years caring for his older brother after he was injured falling off a motorbike has been honoured by Prince Harry.
This week will be more changeable with the remnants of ex-hurricane Joaquin heading towards the UK, bringing wet and windier conditions.