Royal baby: Town crier announces news of Prince William and Catherine's son

The birth of a son to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been announced to crowds outside St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, west London.

The baby was delivered at 16:24 BST, weighing 8lb 6oz.

A town crier ascended the steps to the Lindo Wing, where the duchess gave birth, to proclaim the news to the assembled well-wishers and media.