Royal Baby

Tower Bridge is lit up to celebrate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's newborn baby, in London, Saturday May 2, 2015. Kate gave birth to their second child, a daughter, at St. Mary's Hospital in London on Saturday, May 2, and the baby's name is not yet announced. (Yui Mok/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVES

Britain's new princess spends 1st night at home amid guessing game over what her name will be

Britain's newborn princess has spent her first night at home in Kensington Palace — but the guessing game continues over what her name will be. It's possible she will be named Sunday by her parents, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, but there's no fixed timetable for the announcement. Britain's legal bookmakers say the names Charlotte and Alice have emerged as favourites for the princes…

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    Baby Princess Spends First Night At Home Sky News - Sat, 2 May, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have left hospital with their newborn daughter to roaring applause from waiting crowds. The as-yet unnamed princess was born at … More »Baby Princess Spends First Night At Home

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    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have left hospital with their newborn daughter to roaring applause from waiting crowds. The as-yet unnamed princess was born at 8.34am and Prince William had been present for the birth at St Mary's in London. Both mother and their second child, who weighed 8lb 3oz, are "doing well", Kensington …

  • Royal fans and well wishers react after Kensington Palace announced that Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, had given birth to a girl, outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. Kensington Palace said in a brief statement that Prince William's wife "was safely delivered of a daughter" at 8:34 a.m. London time (0734 GMT), less than three hours after she was admitted to central London's St. Mary's Hospital. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE
    A princess is born: Prince William's wife, Kate, gives birth to baby girl in London hospital The Canadian Press - Sat, 2 May, 2015

    Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, "was safely delivered of a daughter" Saturday morning, less than three hours after checking into St. Mary's Hospital … More »A princess is born: Prince William's wife, Kate, gives birth to baby girl in London hospital

    Royal fans and well wishers react after Kensington Palace announced that Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, had given birth to a girl, outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. Kensington Palace said in a brief statement that Prince William's wife "was safely delivered of a daughter" at 8:34 a.m. London time (0734 GMT), less than three hours after she was admitted to central London's St. Mary's Hospital. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE

    Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, "was safely delivered of a daughter" Saturday morning, less than three hours after checking into St. Mary's Hospital in London, royal officials said. When her brother, Prince George, was born in 2013, royal officials waited two days before announcing his name. The princess …

  • Winnipeg's High Tea Bakery makes imperial cookies to welcome royal baby CBC - Sat, 2 May, 2015

    Belinda Bigold, owner of Winnipeg's High Tea Bakery, is busier than usual on Saturday making imperial cookies with small, pink crowns to celebrate the royal baby. … More »Winnipeg's High Tea Bakery makes imperial cookies to welcome royal baby

    Belinda Bigold, owner of Winnipeg's High Tea Bakery, is busier than usual on Saturday making imperial cookies with small, pink crowns to celebrate the royal baby. While she knew Kate Middleton was pregnant, the birth caught her off guard. "The first call my sister got this morning, we weren't even open yet, and already …

  • Royal Baby Girl To Leave Hospital Imminently Sky News - Sat, 2 May, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their newborn daughter are to leave hospital imminently after Kate gave birth this morning. The as-yet unnamed princess was … More »Royal Baby Girl To Leave Hospital Imminently

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their newborn daughter are to leave hospital imminently after Kate gave birth this morning. The as-yet unnamed princess was born at 8.34am and Prince William had been present at the birth. Both mother and the newborn girl, who weighed 8lb 3oz, are "doing well" at London's St Mary's …

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    Prince William and wife Kate face transition with new baby girl and new job for William The Canadian Press - Sat, 2 May, 2015

    It is a period of transition for Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, with the birth of a daughter even as William adjusts to a new job as a helicopter ambulance … More »Prince William and wife Kate face transition with new baby girl and new job for William

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    It is a period of transition for Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, with the birth of a daughter even as William adjusts to a new job as a helicopter ambulance pilot. They are planning to spend less time in their apartment at Kensington Palace in central London, although officials say that will remain their official …

  • The newborn baby princess, born to parents Kate Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, is carried in a car seat by her father from The Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital, in London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to their second child, a baby girl on Saturday morning. The name of the new born baby princess is not yet announced. (John Stillwell/Pool via AP)
    As Britain welcomes new royal baby, a look at past royal heirs and spares The Canadian Press - Sat, 2 May, 2015

    There was palpable excitement outside a central London hospital Saturday as palace officials confirmed that Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, was … More »As Britain welcomes new royal baby, a look at past royal heirs and spares

    The newborn baby princess, born to parents Kate Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, is carried in a car seat by her father from The Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital, in London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to their second child, a baby girl on Saturday morning. The name of the new born baby princess is not yet announced. (John Stillwell/Pool via AP)

    There was palpable excitement outside a central London hospital Saturday as palace officials confirmed that Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, was in the early stages of labour for the birth of their second child. Harry came of age under full public scrutiny, and through the years he has sparked some scandalous …

  • As well-wishers gather outside the central London hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge is expected to give birth, Heidi Agan is also looking forward to the arrival of the newest addition to the Royal Family — and putting away her own baby bump. At first glance, it may not look like there are many differences between …

  • Royal fans John Loughrey, right and Terry Hutt share out the last of the royal pastries outside St Mary's Hospital, as they wait for Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, to arrive for the birth of her second child, in London, Tuesday, April, 28, 2015. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have offered a sweet surprise to die-hard fans, sending luxury pastries to thank them for camping outside the hospital and awaiting the birth of their second royal baby.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge offered a sweet surprise to die-hard fans on Tuesday, sending luxury pastries to thank them for camping outside the hospital and awaiting the birth of the royal baby. Prince William and the former Kate Middleton sent boxes with croissants, apple turnovers and cakes — together with coffee …

  • Right after Prince George was born, his Uncle Harry vowed to ensure a life of fun for his new nephew. "He will be in a great position to give advice to Prince George's sibling," says Katie Nicholl, author of Kate: The Future Queen. "The second child has all the perks without any of the responsibilities," says Ingrid Seward, …

  • Royal baby super fans clamour outside London hospital

    A legion of royal super fans has set up camp outside the central London hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge is expected to give birth to her second child later this month. Surrounded by more Union Jack flags than you've likely ever seen in one place, some of the hardcore royalists have been sleeping in the makeshift …

  • A few deeply devoted Royal Family fans are already camped out near St. Mary's Hospital in central London, hoping their patience will pay off and that they will have a prime view when Prince William and Kate reveal their second baby to the world. The Duchess of Cambridge has said the baby is due sometime in mid- to late-April, …

  • FILE - Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge hold the Prince of Cambridge, Tuesday July 23, 2013 file photo, as they pose for photographers outside St. Mary's Hospital exclusive Lindo Wing in London where the Duchess gave birth. Royal fans are ready to welcome Prince William and Kate’s second child _ a younger brother or sister to Prince George, whose birth two years ago whipped up a worldwide media frenzy. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

    Royal fans are ready to welcome Prince William and Kate's second child — a younger brother or sister to Prince George, whose birth two years ago whipped up a worldwide media frenzy. Clarence House announced on Sept. 8 that Kate was pregnant, but gave no clues about the due date other than to say it would be this month. …

  • In the few weeks prior to Prince George's birth, the media frenzy surrounding the pending royal arrival was pretty wild. Fast forward nearly two years to the upcoming birth of Prince William and Kate's second child, and the mood is decidedly toned down. "It's actually rather a relief that everybody hasn't gone mad," says Ingrid Seward, …

  • Kensington Palace has confirmed that Kate will again give birth at the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in central London.

  • An aide to Prince William and the former Kate Middleton says Prince George is eagerly awaiting a new brother or sister later this month, though they say they don't know which it will be. At a briefing Thursday, aides said the couple are grateful to people around the world who have wished them well.

  • If the British bookies are right — and they were the last time — the next royal baby will beAlice, Charlotte or Elizabeth if it's a girl. Still, there might be a bit more latitude for the second child of Prince William and Kate, who had their first, very traditionally named baby — George Alexander Louis — in July 2013. …

  • Kate Taylor (left) and partner Agata Durkalec are photographed in their Winnipeg home on Thursday, April 2, 2015. The couple recently encountered homophobic discrimination while searching for daycare for their infant daughter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski

    Manitoba's attorney general says he is outraged by allegations a lesbian couple was denied a Winnipeg daycare spot for their baby girl because of their sexual orientation. James Allum said no one in this day and age should be denied service on that grounds. "I'm outraged that anyone would be denied access to child care …

  • Good news, current and future royal princesses: as of today, your spot in the line of succession will no longer be bumped back by the birth of a baby brother. You're also free to marry a Roman Catholic without forfeiting your right to take the Throne, but you still can't convert to Catholicism yourself and expect to keep …

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    London (AFP) - Prince William and his pregnant wife Kate head to New York on Sunday for a glitzy visit that marks a step-up in their role representing Britain abroad, royal commentators said.

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