An excited nation waits - Cameron
LONDON: Prince William's wife Kate was in a labour at a London hospital today after weeks of feverish anticipation over the birth their first child, who will be third in line to the British throne. The royal couple, officially known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, travelled by car to the St. Mary's Hospital in west London before dawn and entered through a back door to avoid media camped outside the main entrance.
Andrews University and were married in April 2011 in a spectacular wedding broadcast around the world. The royal birth has provoked a similar frenzy, with national and international media keeping up a deluge of speculative reports throughout Monday from outside the hospital.
The birth will be announced in the traditional way with an envelope containing the baby's details taken from the hospital to Queen Elizabeth's London residence, Buckingham Palace, where the news will be posted on a board outside the main gates. It wasn't an emergency,” a royal spokeswoman said.
Prime Minister David Cameron said it was an exciting time for Britain. Everyone's hoping for the best,” Cameron told the BBC.
The baby will arrive at a time when the royal family is riding a wave of popularity. An Ipsos Mori poll last week showed 77 percent of Britons were in favour of remaining a monarchy over a republic, close to its best-ever level of support.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Cape Times