1. National

Royal baby footman 'blessed'

ITV News has tracked down Badar Azim, a Buckingham Palace footman who played a starring role in announcing the birth of Prince George but had to return to Calcutta, India, after his visa expired.

View all 5 updates ›

Buckingham Palace to Calcutta: Footman returns home

Queen's Press Secretary Ailsa Anderson and footman Badar Azim placing the royal baby birth notification onto an easel. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Badar Azim has returned to his family in Calcutta, he was a footman at Buckingham Palace and had helped display the official announcement of the birth of Prince George.

Badar Azim has now returned to Credit: ITV News

Speaking exclusively to ITV News Badar said he had been "blessed" to be a part of the royal baby announcement, and said he would love to return to the UK.

More top news