Can you hear that sigh from around the world? HE is finally here! That’s right — the royal baby is a boy!
All over London, people are toasting and cheering in celebration of the new lil’ monarch’s arrival! The baby boy was born at 4:24 p.m., weighing in at 8 pounds, 6 ounces. The child will be third in line to the throne, behind his father, Prince William, and his grandfather, Prince Charles.
What will the royal baby’s name be? We’ll have to wait and see, but we do know that the newest member of the royal family will carry an impressive title: His Royal Highness, Prince of Cambridge.
Welcome to the world, little prince!
Check out photos of the world celebrating the royal baby’s arrival:
Reuters: A notice formally announcing the birth of a son to Britain’s Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is placed in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace.
Reuters: Members of the public celebrate the announcement of the birth of a baby boy to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge outside St Mary’s Hospital in London, England.
Reuters: Employees hang a sign celebrating the news that Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a son, in the window of the British themed restaurant Tea & Sympathy in New York.
Reuters: Nikki Warren pours champagne to celebrate the announcement of the royal baby at Ye Olde King’s Head English pub’s gift shop in Santa Monica, CA.
Reuters: The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire a 41 Gun Royal Salute to mark the birth of the royal baby, in Green Park in central London.
Reuters: The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill is lit blue to celebrate the birth of a baby boy to Britain’s Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in Ottawa.
Reuters: A congratulatory sign for the Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge, celebrating the birth of their son is seen outside the ‘Cottage Inn’ pub in the Duchess of Cambridge’s hometown of Bucklebury, England.
Reuters: A member of the public arrives to deliver a gift outside St Mary’s Hospital following the announcement of the birth of a baby boy to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
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