Tamil Diplomat

Second royal baby: Catherine gives birth to a girl

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby girl, Kensington Palace has announced. 

The princess was born at 8.34am this morning weighing 8lbs 3oz, with the Duke of Cambridge present for her birth. 

Kensington Palace announced the birth shortly after 11am, some five hours after Kate was admitted to the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington. 

The Duchess and her newborn daughter are both ‘doing well’, a palace spokesman said.