The birth of Prince George before his sister Charlotte averted the need for a major change in British tradition. But the recent law that changed the rules of royal succession will be challenged in Quebec court beginning Monday, and could have political consequences in Canada.
After Kate Middleton emerged from the hospital less than 10 hours after giving birth to a baby girl on Saturday, many social media users were stunned by how well put-together the Duchess of Cambridge looked.
Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice? The newborn princess has spent her first night at home in London's Kensington Palace, but the guessing game continues over what her name will be.
London's Tower Bridge turned pink, the "Queen's Frigate" sent out a message of welcome, and a town crier called out to crowds gathered in the streets on Saturday, all in celebration of the birth of a new royal baby.
The birth of Britain's royal baby girl is a cause for celebration not just across the Commonwealth realms but also for campaigners as the princess benefits from an historic change in the succession laws.