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11 rapid fire Twitter reactions to the birth of the Royal Baby

The Duchess of Cambridge had a baby girl at 8.34am this morning.

Royal baby Source: Daniel Leal-Olivas

KENSINGTON PALACE HAS confirmed that Duchess of Cambrige Kate Middleton gave birth to a baby girl at 8.34am this morning.

The baby weighed 8lbs 30z and a name is expected to be announced “in due course”.

The news sent people legging it to Twitter in order to get in there first.

1. River Island used it as an opportunity to plug their junior wear

2. While Ryanair didn’t leave that Ryanheir pun go to waste

Your move, Heir Lingus.

3. This guy had the scoop on the baby name…

4. While Queen Elizabeth urged Pippa to pipe down already

5. Sadly, the news pushed Benedict Cumberbatch down to 6th in line to the throne

6. Of course the inevitable happened and it all circled back to Protein World

7. Meanwhile, someone made this extremely valid point


8. Elsewhere, Sky News had this reassuring news for the tiny, tiny baby

We’re sure she was extremely anxious.

9. Prince Charles (okay, fake Prince Charles) clarified that we would not be treated to a Lion King-style announcement

10. While comedian Peter Serafinowicz offered this blunt perspective

11. Meanwhile, in Dublin…

Tweet by @Nicky Ryan Source: Nicky Ryan/Twitter


Previously: Here are 8 things we definitely know about the Royal Baby >

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