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Prince Harry has given his first interview since the Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a health baby boy, thanking the public for their support during Meghan's pregnancy.

The Duke of Sussex spoke to the BBC this afternoon, saying himself and his wife were "absolutely thrilled" about their newborn son.

He confirmed that both Meghan and the baby were doing "incredibly well" since the little one arrived, weighing 7lbs 3oz (3.2kg).

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Prince Harry was present for the birth, and added that the couple are still thinking about names for their infant, who was delivered today at 05:26 BST.

Buckingham Palace stated that;

"The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Lady Jane Fellowes, Lady Sarah McCorquodale and Earl Spencer have been informed and are delighted with the news.

"The Duchess's mother, Doria Ragland, who is overjoyed by the arrival of her first grandchild, is with their Royal Highnesses at Frogmore Cottage."

The Duke of Sussex couldn't stop beaming as he delivered the news to the press, lavishing praise on his wife enduring the labour.

He added that the little one had been "a little overdue" and that he will be making another announcement in two days' time "so everyone can see the baby."

When quizzed on his experience in the delivery room, Harry smiled and said: "I haven't been at many births. This is definitely my first birth. It was amazing, absolutely incredible, and, as I said, I'm so incredibly proud of my wife.

"As every father and parent will ever say, you know, your baby is absolutely amazing, but this little thing is absolutely to-die-for, so I'm just over the moon."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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He continued on the topic of Meghan's labour: "It's been the most amazing experience I could ever have possibly imagined. How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension."

Harry and Meghan's baby boy automatically acquired US citizenship via the former actress at birth, so is a dual citizen.

He is currently seventh in line to the throne, behind the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and his children, and Prince Harry. The infant is the Queen's eighth great-grandchild.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Prime Minister Theresa May responded to the baby news, tweeting; 

"Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the arrival of their baby boy. Wishing you all the best at this happy time."

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who married the couple in the summer of last year, wished the couple joy; "May God bless the new family with love, health and happiness."

Congratulations to the new parents, and we can't wait to hear what name they choose for their newborn son.

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have officially moved into their home in Windsor. Harry and Meghan made the big move from Kensington Palace to the most beautiful ten bedroom home Frogmore Cottage.

The couple’s new home has undergone a major transformation ahead of the arrival of their first child. It is understood that the pair will have even more privacy at their new house which is exactly what they need ahead of the birth of baby Sussex.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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It is believed Meghan and Harry hired designers Vicky Charles and Julia Corden of Charles and Co. to refurbish their home.

The 10 bedroom house has been turned into a lavish family home. It features a nursery and even has space for a yoga studio and a gym.

The plans for the house included two conservatory extensions, extensive landscaping, permission for a bedroom to be built above a studio on the property, and a few new fireplaces.

The parents-to-be even had a £50,000 green energy unit installed in the eco-friendly pad.

The property is extremely special to the royal couple. Not only will it be their first family home, but they also held their private evening wedding party and shot their engagement photos at Frogmore Cottage.

There’s no doubt Harry and Meghan are overjoyed to have settled in at their new home in Windsor.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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They have often stressed the importance of protecting their child’s privacy and their home at Frogmore Cottage will allow them to enjoy their family life in private.

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Any eagle-eyed fans of Kylie Jenner and Ariana Grande MAY have noticed that the gals lost millions of Instagram followers overnight.

Jenner and Grande are two of the most followed people on the social media site, with Ari dropping from 145 million to 142, and Kylie dropping from 127 million to 124 million.

It probably isn't a major deal for them, but definitely is problematic for smaller influencers and YouTube creators. So what happened with Instagram, we ask?

Instagram is currently investigating an issue that is causing some of the biggest accounts to lose millions of followers overnight, and took to Twitter to elaborate:

“We’re aware of an issue that is causing a change in account follower numbers for some people right now. We’re working to resolve this as quickly as possible.”

James Charles and Zach Clayton, some of the larger names on the site, both tweeted about the issue, with MUA Charles saying; "Why did I just lose over half a million followers, Instagram. What you doing, sis?”

An original suggestion from Fast Company claimed that Instagram was taking action "to remove millions of accounts the company believed to be inauthentic." Translation: BOTS. 

A lot of companies undergo random sweeps of their user bases to get rid of inactive accounts or spam, with Insta announcing in November that it was hoping to remove more fake accounts on the platform/

“We will begin removing inauthentic likes, follows and comments from accounts that use third-party apps to boost their popularity. We’ve built machine learning tools to help identify accounts that use these services and remove the inauthentic activity.”

They later updated their status to say that the issue would be revolved by 9am today, Valentine's Day. The team "are hard at work to get things back to normal". Hmmm, suspish.

The site began removing locked accounts from Twitter since last July, so maybe they just cleared out the bots and the uproar over follower counts has them regretting it? 

Kensington Palace lost a massive 150,000 followers overnight, but the page recovered them today. It could be beneficial for influencers to have an awareness of what their 'real' follower count is, rather than just fake bots.

Some social media users got clever by suggesting you could unfollow anyone your heart desires for this one day and blame it on Instagram, which we have to say is pure genius.

The uproar is uniquely fascinating in pointing out the dependency of many on the website and their follower count. 

If anyone has any cool conspiracy theories on the matter, we'd love to hear them. Instagram are blaming it on a bug, but is it more than that? We do love a good mystery…

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to move out of Kensington Palace to live in quite the special place.

Kensington Palace confirmed that the parents-to-be are planning on moving early in the new year ahead of the arrival of their first child.

According to Emily Andrews of The Sun, the Queen gifted the pair a new house which will be their official residence.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will move into Frogmore Cottage once refurbishments are complete. It is believed the house is undergoing a large transformation to ensure it is a suitable home for a family.

The 10 bedroom house will be turned into a lavish family home. It will feature a nursery and even has space for a yoga studio and a gym.

We can barely afford to rent one bedroom so it's safe to say we're VERY jealous of the royals.

Frogmore Cottage is located in Windsor and holds a very special place in Harry and Meghan’s hearts.

The couple held their private evening wedding party and shot their engagement photos at Frogmore Cottage so it certainly means a lot to them.

“Windsor is a very special place for Their Royal Highnesses and they are grateful that their official residence will be on the estate,” Kensington Palace stated.

We are thrilled for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. There’s no doubt Frogmore Cottage will be the perfect place for the pair to start their life as parents.

Meghan is set to give birth to their first child in the coming months. It has been rumoured that the former actress will welcome their son or daughter in March or April.

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Prince Louis' christening took place on Monday, 9th July at Westminster Abbey and it was a day filled with love and laugher.

And now Kensington Place have given us four stunning portraits from the wonderful occasion. 

Shot by Matt Holyoak at Clarence House following the christening ceremony, each photograph captures the joy of the day and the closeness of the family. 

The group shot includes Prince William and Kate Middleton in front and centre, with their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.

Their respective families are surrounding them, including William's father Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker-Bowle on the left, with Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle.

Meanwhile, on the right are the Middletons — Kate's parents Michael and Carole, as well as sister Pippa, and her husband James, and their younger brother James. 

According to Cosmopolitan, photographer Matt released a statement saying, "everyone was so relaxed and in such good spirits, it was an absolute pleasure. I only hope I have captured some of that joy in my photographs."

There is also a shot of Kate with newborn baby Louis in the grounds of Clarence House and besotted does she look?!

People were quick to comment on the images on social media, with one writing, ''this will go down in history as one of the most beautiful photos of mother and child ever'' while another said, ''what a beautiful moment of joy.''

The official photograph collection would not be complete without a snap of the family of five. 

While Prince William is grinning widely and Kate is cooing at Prince Louis, it was George and Charlotte that seem to enchant everybody. 

One wrote ''gorgeous photo… one blessed family'' and another said, ''George's pose tho'' followed by love heart eye emojis.

Charlotte wasn't forgotten with one comment saying, ''Charlotte steals the show again, such a sweetheart.''

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip did not attend the christening and do not appear in any of the portraits.

Royal reporter Rebecca English released a statement explaining why this is the case.

She tweeted, ''the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will not be attending today's christening. There's no health issue for the Queen. She was working flat out in Scotland last week and has got a busy few days in London with the RAF Centenary event tomorrow and Trump on Friday.''

Nevertheless, as one commentator wrote, ''so lovely to see Royals looking like a ‘normal’ and very happy family'' and from these photo's, that is clear to see. 

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Five weeks ago she posted a gushing Valentine's Day message on Instagram – but it seems that all is not well in the Eccelstone-Rutland marriage. 

Reports are swirling that the 31-year-old mum-of-one is set to divorce Jay, her husband of three years, with his recent legal woes being cited as the 'final straw' for the billionaire heiress. 

One source has told The Sun: "They live in the same house but are no longer in the same bedroom. She has been open that their marriage is effectively over."

The duo are parents to Sophia, who recently turned two. 

"Her first priority is protecting Sophia and upholding the family’s reputation," the source added, "so she won’t make any announcements in a hurry."

A spokeswoman told the tabloid that "Tamara has no intention of discussing her marriage with the media at this time," however, another friend added that the couple is "in a different place to a year ago. It’s sad to see".

Ms Eccelstone has recently taken two holidays alone with her daughter, although last month she shared a loved-up Valentine's post with her 200,000 Instagram fans.

"I knew after our first dinner that you were the one," she said. "Thank you for sweeping me off my feet and loving me every day since. Love you always."

The eldest daughter of Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone furthermore posted an image of a giant wall of heart-shaped flowers that Jay gifted her.

Mr Rutland, a former stock-broker, appeared at a London court last week charged with assisting on-the-run cocaine trafficker James Tarrant. He did not enter a plea and will return to the same court on April 6.

The family famously lives in a 57-room, six-storey, €90million mansion on Kensington Palace – London's most expensive street. 

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We weren’t sure WHAT to make of the recent rumour that Prince Harry and his former flame, South African hottie Chelsey Davey, were on the verge of reuniting

Frankly, we didn’t want to believe it – not least because we’re definitely still confident of stealing his heart (oh, and nabbing a crown in the process).

And now our aspirations of marrying well have been thrown a second curve-ball in as many days: the royal and ANOTHER gorgeous ex have been spotted on a night-out looking rather chummy.

In fact, while celebrating his 31st birthday in London earlier this week, Harry and one-time love-interest Cressida Bonas, 26, seemed very much like the cosy couple.

Cue another million hearts (including our own!) breaking.

Of course, the fifth-in-line to the British throne has very much embraced the role of a bachelor playboy prince in recent years.

But significantly, Ms Bonas – a well-to-do actress and dancer – recently broke up with her boyfriend. And it seems in the aftermath of her heartache Mr Wales is happy to at least reconsider his own single status.

On Tuesday evening (although they partied into Wednesday too), the prince and a gaggle of close friends, including his cousin Zara Phillips and her rugby-player husband Mike Tindall, gathered at posh The Cross Keys pub in Chelsea. 

By the early hours the party was still very much in full swing, and along with a select handful of others, Cressida was invited back to Kensington Palace to continue the birthday celebrations.

Cressida is the youngest daughter of socialite Lady Mary Curzon and businessman Jeffrey Bonas, as well as granddaughter of Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe. 

She met the young British prince through his cousin, Princess Eugenie, in 2012 and the pair went on to date for two years.

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Wedding preparation is in full swing for socialite Nicky Hilton, but there's one person we definitely didn't anticipate being involved.

After getting engaged to her boyfriend, banking heir James Rothschild, last summer, Nicky has been making plans for her big day, and it seems she's sparing no expense.

Given that James is part of one of the world's richest families – recent estimates place the Rothschilds' worth at a whopping $620 trillion – and that the Hiltons aren't exactly stuck for money themselves, we knew from the beginning that this was going to be one lavish event.

Today, the venue for the HIlton-Rothschild wedding was finally revealed, and it involves one other notable family… the Royals.

Nicky and James have reportedly secured Kensington Palace, one of two official homes of Kate Middleton and Prince William, as the location for their big day. The couple will celebrate their wedding in The Orangery, located within the palace gardens.

The Orangery was originally built in 1704 to house Queen Anne's orange trees and nowadays is described as one of the "most elegant" dining venues in London. With a beautiful terrace overlooking the rest of the gardens, as well as an exquisite dining room, the venue can hold up to 300 people.

Kate and William's apartment, located within the Palace itself, is a sprawling four floor residence that underwent a €1.3 million restoration back in 2013.

Nicky and James won't be the first to tie the knot on the ground's of Kate and William's home though, as The Orangery has always been a popular wedding venue.

Unfortunately for Nicky, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge won't be there to help celebrate her big day, as they have been residing at Anmer Hall on the Queen's Sandringham Estate since the birth of Princess Charlotte at the start of May.

Paris' sister had her bridal shower last week, a typically glam event at the Hillcrest Country Club in Los Angeles.

The Disney-themed party celebrated Nicky and James "Love Story" and was co-hosted by Nicky's mum Kathy and her friend Brenda Richie, mother of Nicole Richie.

 

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If that's the bridal shower, we cannot WAIT to see the wedding…

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More than a few days passed her due date, the Duchess of Cambridge finally went into labour this morning, entering Lindo Wing at 6am today.

Now, after the world spent the day glued to computers and TVs, we can announce that Kate has given birth to her second child – a healthy baby daughter!

Weighing in at eight pounds and three ounces, the newborn's name is yet to be announced.

The baby was born at 8.34am this morning, and betting odds are favouring Alice for the name.

With the arrival of the new Royal, Harry is now fifth in line to the throne; although we doubt he’s thinking about that right now as he celebrates becoming an uncle for the second time.

Like everyone, we’re obviously dying to get our first glimpse of the little Royal, but for now we wish William and Kate all the luck in the world and hope they really cherish this special time.

Congratulations!

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