The frenzy surrounding the British Royal Baby culminated today with the news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had decided on a name: George Alexander Louis. Or to be more formal, His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. The birth of the third in line to the royal crown touched off celebrations in Britain and around the world. Here, a pictorial tour of the global response:
NAPLES, ITALY Local artist Genny di Virgilio created these commemorative figurines to mark the occasion.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. Tourists were notified of the sex of the royal baby by the blue light illuminating the falls.
BERLIN, GERMANY Newspapers around the world announced, 'It's a boy!'
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND The Auckland War Memorial Museum lit its columns with blue light to celebrate the sex of the royal heir.
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. Karen Milne, from Scotland, and her friends celebrate the royal birth announcement at Ye Olde King's Head English Pub.
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