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Queen's holiday hopes for baby

The Queen said today that she is hoping the royal baby is born soon - because she is about to go on holiday.

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Queen hopes the royal baby arrives 'soon'

The Queen has echoed the anticipation felt across the UK as to when the royal baby will finally arrive.

During a visit to Lake Windermere today, she was asked by a group of children whether she wanted the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby to be a boy or a girl.

The Queen replied, "I don't think I mind but I would very much like it to arrive because I'm going on holiday soon."

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