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Day: May 2, 2015

What’s on in London in Spring?
London

What’s on in London in Spring?

    London doesn’t hibernate in winter – the fun just moves indoors to theatres, clubs and restaurants – but the arrival of spring definitely witnesses a change of pace in the city. April’s sweet showers herald the start of warmer weather and a host of outdoor events that see Londoners and visitors alike shedding their sweaters and enjoying the longer days. London’s green spaces look their best in spring. Everybody’s favourite floral indicator of the change in season is the daffodil, and the best places to see them are St James’s Park and Green Park, where hundreds of these yellow flowers cover the lawns. By the time the daffodils have faded roses have taken their place, with the rose gardens in Regent’s Park and Greenwich Park the perfect spots to treat your eyes and nose. ...
Royal baby: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby girl
London

Royal baby: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby girl

    The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a girl, Kensington Palace has announced. The daughter for Prince William and Kate arrived at 8.34am on Saturday. She is the fourth in line to the throne and the Queen’s fifth great-grandchild. She will be the first to take the title of princess for 25 years and will also be the highest ranking female in line to the throne. A girl has not been born this high up the line of succession for nearly 65 years, since Princess Anne was born. The duchess was admitted to the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital, west London, two and a half hours earlier in the early stages of labour. The newborn was delivered far quicker then her first child – Prince George took more than 10 hours to be born. The birth was overseen by a medical team le...