The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton welcome their very healthy
8lb 6oz ababy baby boy today at 4.24pm at the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington.
The birth was announced by a press release sent out from the palace at 8.30pm GMT with an official announcement then placed on easel outside Buckingham Palace for the waiting crowds to see.
In a statement released tonight, Prince William said "We could not be happier". The Duchess of Cambridge and her son who will replace Prince Harry as third in line to the throne are both doing well and will remain in the hospital overnight.