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Charles 'thrilled' over grandson

Members of the Royal Family have been celebrating the birth of the future King. Among them was Prince Charles who said he was "thrilled and very excited".

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William's uncle: Birth of baby 'wonderful news'

Earl Spencer, brother of Diana, Princess of Wales. Credit: Aaron Harris/The Canadian Press/Press Association Images

William's uncle, Earl Spencer, described his joy at the new royal baby.

He said: "We're all so pleased: it's wonderful news."

The Earl, whose sister was the Duke's mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, added: "My father always told us how Diana was born on just such a blisteringly hot day, at Sandringham, in July 1961. It's another very happy summer's day, half a century on."

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