• Police stand guard outside the Lindo Wing as Kate goes into labour

    Police are standing guard outside the Lindo Wing after the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, was admitted to St Mary's Hospital on Saturday morning. Kensington Palace announced the news that the nation had been waiting for at 7.00am via Twitter. Police guards outside the Lindo Wing door "The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted at 06.00hrs to St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London and is in the early stages of labour. "The Duchess travelled by car from Kensington Palace to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge." The Palace confirmed that labour is "progressing as normal". After Kate was inside, the

  • David Beckham launches Instagram account with topless shot on 40th birthday

    David Beckham has joined Instagram to coincide with turning 40. Proving that in spite of his milestone birthday he's as up with technology as ever, the former England footballer set up a personal account on the photosharing website and quickly gained over 892,000 followers. "Good morning and hello!" David captioned his first post. "It’s great to finally be on Instagram, been a long time coming but I can't wait to start sharing all my special moments with you. Thank you for all your birthday messages so far. Looking forward to a great day with friends and family x." Good morning

  • William and Kate's Princess shares birthday with David Beckham and other celebs

    Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, welcomed their new Princess on 2 May, giving the nation's royal followers another baby to adore. Prince George's little sister was born at 8:34 am in the exclusive Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, London, weighing 8lbs 3oz. Prince William and Kate welcomed their first girl on 2 May "The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales & The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry & members of both families have been informed," Kensington Palace announced on Twitter. "Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well." While the news

  • Rio Ferdinand releases heartbreaking statement following wife Rebecca's death

    Rio Ferdinand has announced the tragic death of his wife Rebecca Ellison at the age of 34. The 36-year-old Queens Park Rangers footballer, who has three children Lorenz, Tate and Tia with his wife of six years, released a moving statement on Saturday morning saying that Rebecca had passed away following a short battle with cancer. "My soul mate slipped away last night," said Rio. "Rebecca, my wonderful wife, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. She was a fantastic loving mother to our three beautiful children. She will be missed

  • William and Kate present their baby daughter to the world

    It was the moment royal fans the world over had been waiting for; at 6.10pm on Saturday 2 May, the doors to the Lindo Wing opened, and Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, stepped out to greet the waiting press with their newborn baby daughter. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Less than ten hours after her arrival, the tiny Princess of Cambridge made her first official appearance on the steps outside the private maternity unit at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, cradled in the arms of her proud mother. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The new Princess of Cambridge

  • Royal baby: Arrival of the new Princess announced on Buckingham Palace forecourt

    The easel announcing the arrival of the new Princess of Cambridge has been placed on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace. At 12.30pm on Saturday, two footmen exited the palace's Privy Purse door carrying the all-important document, which they then placed on an ornate easel just behind the gates. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO In keeping with royal tradition, the brief notice confirmed the news that the Duchess of Cambridge "was safely delivered of a daughter". Presented on palace-headed foolscap-sized paper, the framed bulletin also stated that the little Princess had come into the world at 8.34am, weighing 8lbs, 3oz. The easel was placed

  • Prince Charles and Camilla 'absolutely delighted' about the birth of William and Kate's baby girl

    Prince Charles is "absolutely delighted" by the arrival of his granddaughter. The Prince of Wales released a statement at 13:40 on 2 May telling of his joy at the birth of William and Kate's new baby. The proud grandfather is no doubt especially thrilled that his son and daughter-in-law's second child is a little girl, having revealed earlier this week that he hoped William and Kate would welcome a baby daughter. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Prince Charles and Camilla are thrilled to have welcomed a granddaughter During an engagement at Windsor Castle on Thursday, 66-year-old Charles revealed that he and the

  • The Queen wears pink coat in nod to William and Kate's baby girl

    The Queen acknowledged the arrival of the new Princess of Cambridge on Saturday by wearing pink during her day of engagements. The sovereign, who now has five great-grandchildren, paid a sartorial tribute to William and Kate's newborn daughter by sporting a vibrant fuchsia coat and matching hat. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Britain's monarch, who was visiting Richmond Castle in North Yorkshire, beamed joyfully at the crowd of attendees as she witnessed the amalgamation of 9th/12th and the Queen's Royal Lancers. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE The Queen gave a nod to the new Princess of Cambridge as she stepped out in pink on

  • Prince William leaves Lindo Wing to visit Prince George

    Prince William has been seen for the first time since the arrival of his baby daughter. At around 4pm on Saturday, seven hours after his wife the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, welcomed their little girl, William left the Lindo Wing via the front doors, en route to the family’s home at Kensington Palace to see their son Prince George, who is now a big brother. A great cheer went up as he stepped out in front of the crowds of well-wishers and the world’s media who have been camped outside the hospital. Smiling and waving, he spoke briefly

  • Prince George arrives to meet his baby sister

    Prince George has arrived at the Lindo Wing to meet his baby sister for the very first time. Shortly after 4pm on 2 May, the little royal arrived with his proud father Prince William to be introduced to the newborn Princess of Cambridge. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Father and son wore matching clothes Ten minutes after William made the short journey from the hospital to Kensington Palace, he arrived back at the hospital with his young son. After pulling up outside the Lindo Wing, William got out of his car and help George out onto the pavement. It looked like plan A

  • The new Princess of Cambridge's horoscope: astronomer Jonathan Cainer gives his forecast

    She made her entrance on 2 May, meaning the new Princess of Cambridge was born under Taurus, the second sign of the zodiac. So what does this mean for the new daughter of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton? Jonathan Cainer, the well-known international astrologer gives his forcast for the little girl exclusively for HELLO! Online readers. Read on to see what the stars have in store for the new fourth-in-line to the British throne. "Our new Princess shares her birthday with David Beckham. They're deeply determined, tenacious Taureans. So to, of course, is Elizabeth, our Queen. "But

  • Kate gives birth to baby girl

    Britain has a new Princess after the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, gave birth to her second child with Prince William by her side. Prince George's little sister was born on 2 May at 8:34 am in the exclusive Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, London, weighing 8lbs 3oz. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO The royal enthusiasts celebrate the birth of the new Princess "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am," Kensington Palace announced on Twitter. "The baby weighs 8lbs 3oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. "The Queen, The Duke of

  • Kate Middleton wears Jenny Packham (again) to debut her royal baby

    Kate Middleton's fashion never disappoints, even when the circumstances would certainly permit for some leniency. The new mom, who gave birth to her second child on Saturday, was all smiles in a sweet floral print dress by British designer Jenny Packham outside St. Mary's hospital in London on the same day. As for the new royal, she was swaddled in a white G. Hurt & Son blanket and wearing a little bonnet, oblivious to the global excitement surrounding her arrival. Kate and William presented their new bundle of joy on Saturday Photo: Getty Images Hours after welcoming her and Prince William's baby

  • The royal baby is on its way! Kate Middleton is in labor

    Here comes the royal baby! Pregnant Kate Middleton has gone into labor and checked into the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital in London, reports Kensington Palace. Prince William's wife is expected to give birth naturally to their second child. Kate showed off her baby bump just weeks before giving birth Photo: Getty Images "The Duchess travelled by car from Kensington Palace to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge," read the Palace's Twitter account. The Duchess travelled by car from Kensington Palace to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge. — Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2,