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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.

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Navy celebrates birth of prince

The company aboard HMS Kent mark the royal birth. Credit: MoD

The Armed Forces are celebrating the birth of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s child in across the world today.

As well as gun salutes due across the capital the military will be marking the occasion around the world.

The company aboard HMS Kent mark the royal birth. Credit: MoD

All of Her Majesty’s Ships – in home or international waters – are flying the Royal Navy Ensign from their Main Mast to mark the birth of the Prince.

The company aboard HMS Kent mark the royal birth. Credit: MoD

HMS Kent, on operations in the Middle East, and HMS Lancaster, currently deployed on Atlantic Patrol Task (North) in the Caribbean added their own special congratulatory message to The Duke and Duchess spelling out “It’s A Boy!” on the deck of the Ship.

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