His Excellency the Governor, Lieutenant General Edward Davis CB CBE KStJ is delighted to confirm that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of boy at 11:01 am UK time today, 23rd April 2018.

The Governor said: “Lorraine and I offer our heartfelt and warmest congratulations to Their Royal Highnesses on the birth of a baby boy; their third child. We wish them every possible happiness and blessing that the arrival of a new Family member brings. Such wonderful, uplifting news for our Nation”.

With the permission of the Royal Household, a Notice of Birth has been attached to the front gate of The Convent.

A 21-gun Salute will be fired by the Royal Gibraltar Regiment at 15:00 (local time) on 24th April 2018. The Reviewing Officer will be Mrs Davis.