How the world celebrated the arrival of a Princess

The world was abuzz with excitement yesterday, upon the announcement that The Duchess of Cambridge had gone into labour, and then that she had given birth to a girl. Not only had the world been wishing for a Princess, placing thousands of bets on a girl named Alice, even Prince Charles wanted a granddaughter!

See how the whole world celebrated amidst the gloom of news such as the Nepal earthquake and Baltimore riots.

The super-Royal watchers cheered outside Lindo Wing.

Thousands and thousands of people retweeted Kensington Palace’s announcement.

The easel went up at Buckingham Palace and the public flocked to see it.

Tower Bridge, the London Eye and the BT Tower were lit up pink.

Town Crier Tony Appleton made an announcement on Lindo Wing steps.

British Airways made a sweet announcement:

Leader of UKIP, Nigel Farage, had a pint in honour of the baby’s birth.

Celebrities, politicians and organisations sent their congratulations from across the world.

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, John Key:

BBC One:

Peter Andre:

President ObamaL

Will and Kate fans took over Twitter.

And the Sunday newspapers have the birth on the front page across the globe… have you got a copy?

Featured image: @QueenVicMirror

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