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Another royal baby on the way

Another royal baby on the way

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have some happy news to share with the world - the couple are expecting their first baby.

Congratulations poured in for the thrilled couple, with Prime Minister Theresa May offering her "warmest congratulations" and the Archbishop of Canterbury, who married Harry and Meghan, saying: "Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their happy news!"

However as the second son of the current Prince of Wales, Harry's children are not automatically given the title of prince or princess.

The Palace also revealed that the Queen along with the Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Camilla and Prince William and Kate Middleton were "delighted" when they found out about the news.

Thirty-four-year-old Prince Harry and 37-year-old Meghan arrived in Australia for their first major global tour since they were married in late May.

Betfair spokesman Katie Baylis said: "Meghan's loose coat at Princess Eugenie's wedding on Friday led to speculation that an announcement was imminent and now that we have it, the Royal Baby name game starts".

The announcement comes five months after the couple were married in a starry ceremony at Windsor Castle.

Rumours of Meghan's pregnancy have been swirling since early September, when the Duchess stepped out with Harry for the 100 Days to Peace Gala in London, wearing a blue dress designed by Jason Wu that many thought strategically hid an early pregnancy.

Trump campaign sought Israeli help in 2016, says NYT
Trump was nicknamed "Lion", for example, while Clinton was referred to as "Forest", according to the documents. The Times said Gates sought a proposal from Psy-Group, a company founded by Israeli intelligence officers.

In the USA, the most popular name for a baby girl is Emma and Liam for a baby boy.

Getty Editorial The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's first-born could be an Earl or a Lady.

The Daily Mail's royal correspondent, Rebecca English, reported Markle's mother, Doria Ragland, said she is "looking forward to welcoming her first grandchild".

Meghan Markle shows off her wedding ring as she poses with Prince Harry.

The 76 engagements also include visits to schools, greeting members of the public at the Sydney Opera House, and meeting young leaders and community members at Government House.

It's not known whether Thomas has met Harry in person yet; he said in an interview with ITV's Good Morning Britain in June their only contact to date had been via telephone calls.

That's important because the Foreign Office travel advice for Fiji and Tonga is that pregnant women should not visit because there is a "moderate risk" of the Zika virus.


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