Britain (U.K.)

5:00am

Tue July 23, 2013
The Two-Way

James? George? What Will 'Baby Cambridge' Be Named?

Originally published on Tue July 23, 2013 10:51 am

Outside the London hospital where the newest prince was born, betting parlors have been advertising the odds on names.
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  • From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Philip Reeves reports on the royal birth

Now that he's been born, the next big moments in little Baby Cambridge's life will be when he's seen in public and when the world hears what his name will be.

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2:28pm

Mon July 22, 2013
All Tech Considered

U.K. Cracking Down On Porn, Blocking It Unless Users Opt In

Originally published on Mon July 22, 2013 7:02 pm

British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans to block Internet porn by default on all British computers.
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Every home in the United Kingdom will be blocked from accessing pornography through Internet connections, under new measures announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron. When these go into effect later this year, Internet users who want to access porn will have to opt in with their Internet providers.

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1:59pm

Mon July 22, 2013
NPR Story

Royal Baby News Or No? Guardian Lets Web Visitors Decide

Originally published on Mon July 22, 2013 7:02 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

When it comes to interest in the birth of the royal baby, the world seems to be divided into two camps. Recognizing that, one news organization has divided its coverage in like manner.

JANINE GIBSON: Guardiannews.com has introduced a special feature for the royal labor.

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

That's Janine Gibson of The Guardian. She's the U.S. editor in chief, and she's talking about a small purple button at the top right of The Guardian's home page.

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9:07am

Mon July 22, 2013
The Two-Way

Will 'Harry Potter' And Newest Royal Share A Birthday?

Actor Daniel Radcliffe.
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Since there's no news just yet from the London hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge is said to be in labor, we've gone looking for other famous folks who were born on July 22.

According to Biography.com, they include:

-- Actor Albert Brooks (born in 1947).

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4:34am

Mon July 22, 2013
The Two-Way

Royal Arrival: It's A Boy!

Originally published on Mon July 22, 2013 4:55 pm

Crowds of tourists gather on the steps of the Queen Victoria Memorial Statue outside Buckingham Palace in central London on Monday.
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The Duchess of Cambridge, better known to most of the world as the former Kate Middleton, has given birth to a baby boy, the crown announced in a press release.

The baby was born at 4:24 p.m., London time on Monday, and weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces. The baby, whose name we still don't know, is third in line for the throne.

The announcement continues:

"The Duke of Cambridge [Prince William] was present for the birth.

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