The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Picture by Rowland Hobson)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Picture by Rowland Hobson)

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby, it was announced today.

The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh and The Prince of Wales are all delighted with the news, according to a spokesman.

St James’s Palace said in a statement that the Duchess had been treated in a private hospital for hyperemesis gravidarum, a severe form of morning sickness.

The statement went on to say: “As the pregnancy is in its very early stages, Her Royal Highness is expected to stay in hospital for several days and will require a period of rest thereafter.”