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Prince Charles is ‘overjoyed’ at new arrival

Prince Charles is ‘overjoyed’ at new arrival

Prince Charles has released a statement saying that he is ‘overjoyed’ at the safe arrival of his first grandchild, a boy.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, delivered a healthy baby boy at 4.24pm (UK time), weighing 3.6kg (8lb 6oz) and his grandfather is thrilled.

Prince Charles is 'overjoyed' at new arrival

CATHERINE, THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE AND PRINCE WILLIAM WELCOME ROYAL BABY BOY

‘Both my wife and I are overjoyed at the arrival of my first grandchild. It is an incredibly special moment for William and Catherine and we are so thrilled for them on the birth of their baby boy,’ Prince Charles said this evening.

‘Grandparenthood is a unique moment in anyone’s life, as countless kind people have told me in recent months, so I am enormously proud and happy to be a grandfather for the first time and we are eagerly looking forward to seeing the baby in the near future.’

DID YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW HAVE A BABY THE SAME DAY AS THE ROYAL BABY? WE HAVE A THREE MONTH SUBSCRIPTION FOR THEM!

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