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.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am.
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2, 2015
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.
— Charlie Rose (@CharlieRose1) May 2, 2015
Town Crier Tony Appleton made an announcement on Lindo Wing steps.
British Airways made a sweet announcement:
— British Airways (@British_Airways) May 2, 2015
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:
Congratulations to Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their daughter from all New Zealanders. #RoyalBaby
— John Key (@johnkeypm) May 2, 2015
— BBC One (@BBCOne) May 2, 2015
Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their baby daughter. Great great news :))
— Peter Andre (@MrPeterAndre) May 2, 2015
"On behalf of the American people, we wish the Duke and Duchess and their son George much joy." —President Obama: pic.twitter.com/TTThxVR0ob
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) May 2, 2015
Will and Kate fans took over Twitter.
— Kate Middleton Fans (@RoyallyKate) May 2, 2015
Wow. That baby was surely born naturally! Excuse me but how bad-ass do you have to be to do that and get your hair done a few hrs later?
— RoyalObsessedinU.S. (@RoyalObsessed) May 2, 2015
Today has been too much for me to handle. pic.twitter.com/NilqSE7wzw
— Diana Pearl (@dianapearl_) May 2, 2015
And the Sunday newspapers have the birth on the front page across the globe… have you got a copy?
— Telegraph Pictures (@TelegraphPics) May 3, 2015
Featured image: @QueenVicMirror