Westminster Abbey to ring bells for royal baby

Westminster Abbey will mark the royal birth with a peal of bells.
Westminster Abbey will mark the royal birth with a peal of bells. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA

Following the gun salute to mark the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's son Westminster Abbey will ring its bells in honour of the new prince.

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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.