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Zara and Mike Tindall name their daughter Mia Grace

Zara and Mike Tindall have named their newborn daughter Mia Grace, the former rugby union player announced on Twitter. She is 16th in line to the throne.

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Zara's newborn daughter is 16th in line to the throne

Zara Phillips has given birth to a girl at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

Her husband - former England rugby player Mike Tindall - was present at the birth, a statement from Buckingham Palace has said. The weight of the baby was 7lbs 12oz.

Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall married in 2011. Credit: Anwar Hussein/Anwar Hussein/EMPICS Entertainment

A statement from Buckingham Palace reads: "The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Princess Royal, Captain Mark Phillips and Mike’s parents, Mr Phillip and Mrs Linda Tindall, have been informed and are delighted with the news. The baby’s name will be confirmed in due course.

"This baby is the first child for Zara and Mike, the third grandchild for The Princess Royal and the fourth great-grandchild for The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, and is 16th line to the Throne."

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