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.


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.