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Royals name new polar research vessel in Birkenhead

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have joined Sir David Attenborough in Wirral to name a polar research ship the public voted to call 'Boaty McBoatface.'

Government ministers vetoed the poll's choice and named it in honour of the world-renowned naturalist instead as the RRS Sir David Attenborough.

Our correspondent Ann O'Connor was at the ceremony at the Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead.

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