The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a son at a London hospital.
The baby was safely delivered at 4.24 pm on Monday.
The baby weighed 8lbs 6oz.
CNN reports that hundreds of people were seen running towards Buckingham Palace as news of the announcement broke.
According to reports, Prince William was with her throughout labour and delivery.
“Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well and will remain in hospital overnight,” a statement from the royal household said.
A name has not yet been announced for the child, who is now third in line to the throne.