House of Lords: Royal birth 'happy day' for the country

The birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby son represents a happy day for the whole country, the Leader of the House of Lords, Lord Hill of Oareford, has said.

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Abbey bells mark royal birth

The bells of Westminster Abbey sounded out today in celebration of the royal birth. A team began ringing a full peal on the Abbey's 10 bells at 2pm to coincide with a gun salute in Green Park.