Otago Daily Times

First baby for Princess Eugenie


LONDON: Britain’s Princess Eugenie, granddaugh­ter of Queen Elizabeth, has given birth to her first child, a baby son, with husband Jack Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace announced yesterday.

Eugenie — the 10th in line to the throne and younger daughter of the Queen’s third child Prince Andrew and his exwife Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York — and her son were doing well, the palace said.

Born weighing 2.6kg, the baby, whose name has not yet been released, is the ninth greatgrand­child for the 94yearold queen.

‘‘The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke of York, Sarah, Duchess of York, and Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank . . . are delighted with the news,’’ the palace said. — Reuters

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