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William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting their first child in July. The baby, whether a boy or girl, will be the third in line for the throne under Charles, the Prince of Wales, and William.


The royal family: William, Catherine, George and Charlotte

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Britain’s royal couple and children have a busy schedule.

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Duchess of Cambridge returns to work

After taking four months off for maternity leave the Duchess of Cambridge has returned to work, starting with a visit to a London school which helps children and young adults with emotional and behavioral issues.

Royals slam ‘increasingly dangerous’ tactics to photograph Prince George

A lengthy letter released to media organizations said in recent months there were examples of harassment by paparazzi, for whom Prince George was their “number one target.”


UK's Princess Charlotte arrives for christening

Britain's Princess Charlotte, the baby daughter of Prince William and his wife, Kate, arrived for her christening in the family's first public outing together since her birth in May


Royals announce Princess Charlotte’s christening date

Princess Charlotte, the month-old daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be christened on July 5 at St Mary Magdalene Church at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate in Norfolk.


Day in photos

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Mud racing, Britain’s new princess, a duckling rescue and more.

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New princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Britain's new royal baby, born Saturday morning to Prince William and his wife Kate, has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

The royal princess has a name: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Kensington Palace on Monday announced the name of the new royal baby born on Saturday.


London still abuzz over birth of royal princess

The birth of Britain’s newest princess, whose name has not been announced, has generated a buzz in London as crowds gather around the royal residences.


Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a girl

Britain welcomed its newest princess with landmarks glowing pink in celebration of a newborn who is fourth in line to the throne.