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At 8.28am, the BBC News Channel broke away from Breakfast as usual with Rachel Schofield in the Studio and Simon McCoy outside the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Nicholas Witchell reports from outside the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s hospital.

Stephen Dixon broke the news on Sky News Sunrise at 7.31am, with Paul Harrison at St. Mary’s Hospital:

Bill Turnbull and Susanna Reid broke the news on Breakfast at 7.31am this morning, with Nicholas Witchell at St. Mary’s Hospital:

The military funeral for Drummer Lee Rigby will take place in Greater Manchester this morning. The 25-year-old was attacked shortly before 2.20pm in South-East London on 22 May 2013 when he was returning to his barracks. Two men – later identified as Michael Adebolajo and…

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, will reveal the government’s next round of public spending proposals later today. Total managed expenditure is forecast to rise over the next 3 years: £695bn in 2012/13, £720bn in 2013/14 and £745bn in 2015/16. In the next two…

The BBC will broadcast live coverage of Trooping the Colour today. Huw Edwards and Clare Balding commentate on the trooping of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s official birthday. In addition to the military parade, celebrations in the monarch’s 60th…

The State Opening of Parliament takes place today at the Palace of Westminster. It marks the formal start of the parliamentary year and the Queen’s Speech sets out the government’s agenda for the coming session, outlining proposed policies and legislation. The event combines politics and…