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The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Have Announced That They Are Expecting Their Third Child

The Queen is delighted, Kensington Palace said.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have said they are "very pleased" to reveal they are expecting their third child.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their thi… https://t.co/l98Jn8dHeV

In a statement, Kensington Palace said: "The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news."

The statement also said the duchess had to cancel planned engagements on Monday because – as with her previous pregnancies – she is suffering from severe morning sickness, or hyperemesis gravidarum.

She is receiving treatment at home, the palace added.

PM Theresa May has said it is "fantastic news".

PM – This is fantastic news. Many congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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