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Britain’s Kate and Prince William expecting a baby



Prince William and his wife Catherine. AFP FILE PHOTO

LONDON—Prince William’s wife Catherine is expecting a baby and is in hospital suffering severe morning sickness, St James’s Palace announced on Monday.

The royal family are “delighted” by the news of the baby, who would be the third in line to the British throne currently occupied by Queen Elizabeth II.

“Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby,” St James’s Palace said in a statement.

“The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Harry and members of both families are delighted with the news.”

William, the son of heir to the throne Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, married the former Kate Middleton in April 2011 and there has been intense speculation about when the couple, who are both 30, would have a baby.

The statement added: “The Duchess was admitted this afternoon to King Edward VII Hospital in Central London with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (severe morning sickness).

“As the pregnancy is in its very early stages, Her Royal Highness is expected to stay in hospital for several days and will require a period of rest thereafter.”


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  • Marx Louis Wang

    Congratulations!!! Now Prince Bill is sure to become the next king!

  • LuwigVonMises

    wow. now say hail! to a royal fetus……  monarchy in the twenty first century, it makes you scratch you head so much when you are born poor like me….

  • http://twitter.com/panggatheart Martin

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE ROYAL FAMILY!!!!

  • regd

    Good for them! Enjoy the royalty and fame. I’m happy being poor, no hassle. Life’s good.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    if a girl, name her Diana.



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