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Prince William: It's Been a 'Tricky Few Days'

But Kate Middleton 'feeling OK,' he says

(Newser) - Prince William spoke to reporters about wife Kate's pregnancy today, saying it's been a "tricky few days" since she is, once again, suffering from what Kensington Palace calls "very acute morning sickness." Even so, the prince says, the pregnancy is "great news" and the... More »

Palace: Kate Pregnant Again

Prince William, Kate expecting second royal baby

(Newser) - Get ready for another few months of royal baby fever: Buckingham Palace announced today that Prince William and the Duchess-formerly-known-as-Kate-Middleton are expecting their second child, CNN reports. Once again, the world has learned the news because Kate is extremely sick ; she's being treated for hyperemesis gravidarum at Kensington Palace... More »

Why They Named Him George Alexander Louis

History behind royal baby name revealed

(Newser) - Now that we know the royal baby's name—the wee prince has been dubbed George Alexander Louis —it's time to look at the meaning behind the name. The BBC reports:
  • George: St. George is the patron saint of England, and six Georges have sat on the throne,
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And the Royal Baby's Name Is...

George Alexander Louis

(Newser) - The name some of us have been breathlessly waiting for is here: Royal officials say Britain's new prince has been named George Alexander Louis. Palace officials said today that the 2-day-old baby and third-in-line to the throne will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. Earlier,... More »

Wee Prince Meets Royal Great-Grandma

As well as Uncle Harry, Aunt Pippa

(Newser) - No, sorry, we don't have a name yet—but we can tell you that the royal baby has met his royal great-grandmother, known to you commoners as Queen Elizabeth. She and Prince Harry met the babe this morning at London's Kensington Palace, Us reports. Potential names were probably... More »

Royal Baby Makes an Appearance

Prince William, Kate Middleton introduce him to the world

(Newser) - Prince William and Kate Middleton introduced their long-awaited baby to the world today outside London's St. Mary's Hospital, the AP reports. The couple answered a few questions, with William saying, "we're still working on a name," and "he's got her looks, thankfully."... More »

Why It Sucks to Be the Royal Baby

Well, it doesn't suck compared to your life, but...

(Newser) - OK, sure, the royal baby is instantly rich and famous and will almost certainly have a better time on this planet than you. But, as the world awaits his first appearance, his name, and any other detail, a lot of reports are focusing on why it kind of sucks—relatively... More »

It's a Prince: Royal Baby Born

Kate gives birth to baby boy

(Newser) - Those of you who bet that it would be a little princess have just lost your money. The royal baby has been born, and it's a boy, the Guardian reports. "Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 4:24pm," Kensington... More »

Inside 'Lavish' Royal Baby Birthing Wing

Not sure where to store your birthing jewels? Lindo Wing has a safe

(Newser) - How in the world to pass the time until the royal baby arrives ? The Daily Mail is here to help, with all the details one could ever want on the swanky private maternity wing where Kate Middleton is giving birth at this very moment—made even swankier with a... More »

Royal Baby's Title Already Announced

Plus: Zara Phillips also expecting

(Newser) - According to the rumor mill , Kate Middleton could be popping out a royal baby any day now, so of course the gossip pages are already filled with "news" of the as-yet-unborn heir to the throne. You're not going to find out anything really interesting, like the sex... More »

Aussie PM Mocked Over Knitting Toy for Royal Baby

Julia Gillard's team insists kangaroo isn't a publicity stunt

(Newser) - In a move that is definitely, absolutely, totally not a publicity stunt, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is knitting a kangaroo for the next heir to the British throne, Sky News reports. Gillard discussed the "cute project" for the progeny of Prince William and Kate Middleton in the new... More »

Harry Can't Shut Up About Royal Baby Gender

Telling everyone who will listen, 'It's a boy!'

(Newser) - Prince Harry can't keep a secret, at least according to the similarly loose-lipped British tabloids. "Harry has been telling everyone Wills and Kate are having a boy and how thrilled he is at the prospect of having a little nephew," one source tells the Mirror . "He... More »

Royal Baby Due in July

Let the more specific countdown begin

(Newser) - Those anticipating the arrival of William and Kate's bundle of joy will only have to hold their breath until July. Palace officials today revealed that that is the month in which the couple's child will be born, and added, "The Duchess's condition continues to improve since... More »

If William, Kate Have Daughter, She'll Be 'Princess'

Queen announces rule change

(Newser) - Ever-so-important news: Prince William's forthcoming progeny with wife Kate, the Duchess Formerly Known as Middleton, will be a princess if it is indeed a girl. Queen Elizabeth made the announcement yesterday, People reports. For the past century, the somewhat confusing rule would have meant that William's daughter would... More »

Kate's Hospital Falls for Prank Call From 'Queen'

Aussie radio show scores health info on Kate Middleton

(Newser) - Well, this is embarrassing: The British hospital treating Kate Middleton admitted it was victimized by a crank call in which information on the Duchess of Cambridge's condition was given to a woman impersonating Queen Elizabeth II. An Australian radio station made a hoax call to King Edward VII's... More »

What Life Will Look Like for Royal Baby

$2M wardrobe, 'dull meals,' and maybe even a twin sibling

(Newser) - Royal-watchers are ravenous for news about the forthcoming progeny of Prince William and wife Kate , so E! and other sites take a look at what life will be like for the soon-to-be third in line to the British throne:
  • He or she will be welcomed with tolling bells, cannons, and
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Palace Confirms: William, Kate Pregnant

Duke, Duchess of Cambridge expecting their first child

(Newser) - It's not a rumor this time: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting. Buckingham Palace and Clarence House announced Kate Middleton's pregnancy, which is in its "very early stages," today, MSNBC reports. In addition to being Prince William's heir and third in line to... More »

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