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Duchess rumoured to be overdue as royal baby wait continues

Duchess rumoured to be overdue as royal baby wait continues
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The great wait continues for news of a royal baby in Great Britain.

The Duchess of Cambridge is rumoured to be two days overdue.

The birth of the third in line to the throne will be announced on Twitter and – in the more traditional way – with a bulletin posted on a wooden easel outside the front gates of Buckingham Palace.

Meanwhile dozens of bleary-eyed photographers and TV camera crews continue to stand guard around the clock outside London’s St. Mary’s Hospital.

The father, Prince William, enjoyed a game of polo with his brother Prince Harry at a charity match at Cirencester Park on Sunday, the day that many in the British media had predicted would be the delivery date.

William appeared relaxed and was seen greeting locals who went up to meet him.

Several visitors to the polo grounds on Sunday said it was “wonderful” to see Prince William on the pitch and one joked he probably had a “helicopter on stand-by” should any news from the Duchess arrive.

According to bookmaker William Hill, most people have bet money on a royal birth on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday.

Palace officials have said that the baby is due around mid-July, but have not released a due date.