• Meet the royal baby: William and Kate introduce the future King

    Gently cradled in his mother's arms, Prince William and Kate Middleton's newborn son was given a welcome befitting a future king as he left St Mary's Hospital on Tuesday. The royal couple looked overcome with emotion as they were greeted by huge cheers and applause from the crowd of well-wishers and international media who had gathered outside the hospital's Lindo Wing. The Cambridges proudly posed for photographs outside the Lindo Wing with the sound of hundreds of flashbulbs fluttering in the background.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The Prince of Cambridge was passed from his mother's arms to his father's as the new

  • What Kate Middleton might wear to leave hospital

    Kate Middleton was known for her elegant maternity style and so she is bound to follow suit with a stylish outfit as she leaves St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London, after giving birth a baby boy. One of the most iconic images was that of her late mother-in-law Princess Diana of Wales leaving the very same hospital in June 1982 cradling a newborn Prince William. She wore a smock-style, pastel green polka dot dress that won universal praise and cemented her status as a fashion icon.   Kate's former stylist Nikki Pennie, who is widely credited with helping Kate to develop her elegant sense

  • Top baby names for Britain's little Prince

    Following the happy news that Kate Middleton has welcomed a little Prince, HELLO! Online takes a look at some of the baby names Prince William and Kate are most likely to choose for their son— scroll down to see list.   Ladbrokes odds: George — George has been the consistent frontrunner for the male heir with odds running around 12/1. There have been six King Georges reigning over England, including the present Queen's late father who was born Albert but chose to be named King George after his coronation. 5/1 James — The name has strong royal ties, with two English Kings and six

  • Proud grandfather Charles pays surprise visit to royal baby

    Proud Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall paid a surprise visit to the hospital on Tuesday afternoon to see William, Kate and their newborn baby boy. The royal couple, who had travelled back to London from an official engagement in Yorkshire, were beaming as they stepped out of the car to rapturous applause and cheers from the gathered crowds. It will be the first time that the new first, second and third in line to the throne are in the same room.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall waved to the crowds before warmly greeting the hospital staff who had

  • Royal baby horoscope: Kate Middleton's son is a sensitive Cancerian like his father and Princess Diana

    The full horoscope of Kate Middleton and Prince William's son contains rare and deeply auspicious alignments. This is a royal heir who will grow up in challenging times but will eventually preside over an era of marvels. The future monarch will be remembered for the rest of time as the rule-breaker who became a peacemaker. He will find an inner reserve of strength that shapes his character and moulds him into a truly charismatic monarch.   His story will be full of hard-won victories and narrow escapes – and these same themes will run through the story of his subjects. I base my predictions

  • Relive the moment Princess Diana and Prince Charles left hospital with Prince William

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Princess Diana and Prince Charles stood on the steps of The Lindo Wing just 21 hours after the 20-year-old Princess gave birth to Prince William. Safely cradling his newborn son in his arms, proud father Charles emerged first to loud cheers from the waiting crowds. The Prince of Wales, who sported a smart suit for the momentous occasion, then passed the then unnamed Prince William to Diana, who beamed as she showed him off to the waiting photographers. Dressed in a loose green polkadot dress by Catherine Walker, Diana gave the waiting media the first glimpse of Britain's future King. The couple

  • William and Kate's royal baby boy: Possible clothes, fashion and outifts

    Prince William and Kate Middleton never leave Kensington Palace without looking picture perfect and there is no doubt that the royal baby will follow in his family's fashionable footsteps. With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's busy social calendar, the little Prince will need outfits to suit every occasion. Whether out shopping with mother Duchess Kate or at the polo pitch with doting dad William, the royal baby will undoubtedly be impeccably dressed. HELLO! Online have selected the top six outfits fit for His Royal Highness Prince of Cambridge. From a cute pastel blue dungaree one piece outfit to little trainers by British designer Paul Smith, we've found the beginnings of

  • Kate Middleton's baby: Famous faces also born Cancerians

    Born on 22 July, Kate Middleton's as yet unnamed son joins a band of famous Cancerians including his father Prince William and late grandmother Princess Diana. Our astrologer Jonathan Cainer predicts that Baby Cambridge will be a rule-breaker and peacemaker, making him a truly charismatic monarch.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY OF STARS WHO SHARE THE SAME SIGN Baby Cambridge is a cancer like his late grandmother Princess Dianaa   Those born under the sign of the crab tend to be sensitive and fiercely loving. To be a Cancer is to care passionately about the people and causes who matter to you. This was

  • Earl Spencer: birth of royal baby is similar to Diana's

    The day after Prince William became a father, his uncle Earl Spencer has said that the birth evoked memories of Princess Diana’s birth half a century ago. "My father always told us how Diana was born on just such a blisteringly hot day, at Sandringham, in July 1961", said the Earl. "It's another very happy summer's day, half a century on."   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Lord Spencer, who is also celebrating the first birthday of his youngest daughter Lady Charlotte Diana Spencer on 23 July, spoke of his joy at the birth of his nephew's first child on Tuesday morning. "We're all so

  • Camilla says husband Charles' will have a 'wonderful time' being a grandfather

    Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall has spoken of her joy at the birth of the royal baby boy and revealed that she thinks her husband Prince Charles will have a "wonderful time" being a grandfather. "I think it's wonderful news," she said as the couple met crowds during the second day of their visit to Yorkshire. "I think mother, son, father are all doing well and I think it's a wonderfully uplifting moment for the country.   "It's very exciting and it's wonderful for the grandfather," she added, pointing in the direction of Prince Charles. "He's brilliant with children, so he'll have a wonderful time." The couple

  • New parents Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrated birth of baby son with pizza

    New parents Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrated the birth of their baby son with takeaway pizzas, according to reports. After an undoubtedly tiring 11-hour labour, the future King's mother and father are said to have ordered two pizzas to the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, Paddington at around 8:45pm. While the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge tucked into their pizzas, the news broke via email press release that their baby son had been born at 4:24pm that afternoon weighing 8lb 6oz.   Pizza is one of Prince William's childhood favourites. He and Prince Harry once forged a note asking the Kensington

  • Prince William, Kate Middleton and baby boy are 'doing well' as couple thank hospital staff

    New parents Prince William and Kate Middleton have thanked staff at the Lindo Wing and at St Mary's hospital for the "tremendous care" that they and their newborn son have received. "Mother, son and father are all doing well this morning," a Kensington Palace Spokesman said. "We would like to thank the staff at the Lindo Wing and the whole hospital for the tremendous care the three of us have received," a statement from the Duke and Duchess read.   "We know it has been a very busy period for the hospital and we would like to thank everyone - staff, patients and visitors -

  • Royal baby memorabilia: the weird and wonderful selection

    As the joyous news that Kate Middleton has given birth to a little Prince was announced, shops up and down the country could finally release their gender-appropriate royal baby memorabilia. Click on the photo below for a gallery of weird and wonderful mementos.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY OF ROYAL BABY MEMORABILIA While some companies chose the more traditional route and stocked their shelves with ordinary souvenirs, such as commemorative plates and mugs emblazoned with Prince William and Kate's images, other businesses strayed from convention. HELLO! Online has scoured the shops and found the most wacky and imaginative royal baby memorabilia that will no doubt

  • Royal baby's birth celebrated with gun salutes across London

    Celebrations are in full swing to mark the birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal baby boy. In keeping with tradition, two gun salutes were fired in London to hail the arrival of the little Prince. Crowds gathered to witness the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery, resplendent in full dress uniform, riding past Buckingham Palace to Green Park where they staged a magnificent 41-gun royal salute.     CLICK ON PHOTO TO VIEW FULL GALLERY   They rode from Wellington Barracks into Green Park, where 71 fabulous horses pulled six 13-pounder field guns from the First World War into position for the royal salute at 2pm. Gun salutes

  • Royal baby names: HELLO! Online readers give their predictions

    Now that the world knows that Prince William and Kate Middleton's firstborn is a little Prince, the next part of the guessing game is predicting the royal baby's name. Scroll down to see list of guesses. The most popular choices so far are George, James and Alexander, while Arthur, Richard and Charles are also possibilities, according to Ladbrokes. HELLO! Online has asked its readers on Facebook and Twitter to play the name game, and give their predictions on the royal baby's full name.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY @RoyalGawker: "George Francis Philip Arthur: Francis for Michael Middleton and Diana, and Philip for Duke of Edinburgh." @Melissa24K: "'Michael

  • Sophie Wessex feels 'ridiculously happy' for William and Kate

    An elated Sophie, Countess of Wessex says she feels "ridiculously happy" for Prince William and Kate Middleton on the birth of their baby son. "I'm so excited for them both," she said, smiling broadly. "It's a wonderful event. Everybody's absolutely thrilled as you can imagine. "I never expected to feel quite this happy but I've had a big smile on my face ever since the news broke."   When asked by reporters if she had spoken to the new parents she said "Not yet, i've sent messages but i'm hoping in the next couple of days to catch up with them. As the mother

  • New parents William and Kate ask for charity donations for St Mary's instead of baby gifts

    Prince William and Kate Middleton have asked well-wishers to donate to charity instead of giving them a gift. The new parents, who welcomed the arrival of their baby boy on Monday afternoon, have specified the Imperial College Healthcare Charity for those who wish to give donations. Their chosen charity is independent and raises and manages charitable funds for all five hospitals within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, including St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, where Kate is currently admitted and where she gave birth.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The move is in keeping with the royal couple's previous wishes. When they married in 2011, they asked

  • Royal baby's arrival: HELLO! Online readers share their views

    With the news that Kate Middleton safely delivered her little Prince on Monday afternoon, royal baby mania has reached fever pitch. The next thing the world wants to know is what the royal baby will be named, and what Prince William and Kate will be like as parents. HELLO! Online has chatted to well-wishers outside Buckingham Palace and the Lindo Wing to hear their thoughts and predictions.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY What do you think the royal baby will be called? "I think George is a nice name, or Harry," said Rachel Evans from Cambridge, who was accompanied by her friend Rachel

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton reveal the name of their son: George Alexander Louis

    Prince William and Kate Middleton have given their royal baby the name George Alexander Louis. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son George Alexander Louis," read a statement from Kensington Palace. "The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge."   Earlier this month, Buckingham Palace made an official announcement that Prince William and Kate's first born would hold the official title of His or Her Royal Highness Prince or Princess of Cambridge, following his own parents' title of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The couple's baby boy is not the first Prince George of

  • A look at previous first-born royal babies

    Kate Middleton and Prince William have given the world the first glimpse of their royal baby. The little boy appeared with his proud parents on the steps of the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington to loud cheers from the waiting crowds.  CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY William and Kate's baby now sits third in line to the throne, behind his father, the Duke of Cambridge, and his grandfather, Prince Charles, but as the couple's first-born child, the soon-to-be-named Prince also joins the special group of first-born royal babies. From the Princess who unexpectedly became heir to the throne,

  • Celebrities tweet excitement at seeing royal baby for first time

    As Kate Middleton and Prince William stepped out of the Lindo Wing to introduce their royal baby to the world, celebrities like Khloé Kardashian Odom and Cheryl Cole took to Twitter to show their excitement. Kate looked radiant in a cornflower blue polka dot dress by British designer Jenny Packham, which sparked memories of when Princess Diana walked out of the Lindo Wing in a similar printed dress, cradling baby Prince William. Reality TV star Khloé was quick to pick up on this, posting a picture to Instagram that showed the similarites between the two outfits. "How phenomenal is this picture! Awww