The Duchess of Cambridge,Kate, has given birth to a girl, Kensington Palace has announced.
The baby weighs 8lbs 3oz and her father the Duke of Cambridge was also present for the birth, the palace said.
The Duchess and the new baby, whose name will be announced “in due course”, were both said to be doing well.
The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall and the baby’s uncle Prince Harry had been informed and are “delighted” with the news, the palace added.
Kate was a number of days overdue and had been taken to the Lindo wing of St Mary’s Hospital at 6am from her nearby home Kensington Palace.