Prince William's wife Kate Middleton gives birth to baby boy

Prince williams and Kate

Prince William's wife Kate Middleton gave birth on Monday to a baby boy, who becomes third in line to the British throne, his office said.

The baby, the couple's first child, was born at 4:24 p.m. (1524 GMT), weighing 8 lbs and 6 oz.

"Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well and will remain in hospital overnight," said a statement from the royal household.

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