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Royal Baby: BBC’s Simon McCoy presents from outside St. Mary’s Hospital

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.

Following the announcement of the birth, ITV News aired a special one-hour programme from 9pm – 10pm.. Mary Nightingale fronted the programme with Tim Ewart at St. Mary’s Hospital, Nina Nannar at Buckingham Palace, Chris Ship in Downing Street, and Emily Morgan in Bucklebury

8.30pm: Sophie Raworth presents BBC News’ coverage from Buckingham Palace..

Kate has given birth to a baby boy weighing 8lbs 6oz.. Baby was born at 4.24pm this afternoon..