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Britain's Prince William fuels speculation of second royal baby

Published on Apr 13, 2014 11:29 AM
Britain's Prince William (right) his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son Prince George disembark from their plane after arriving in Wellington on April 7, 2014. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS

DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AFP) - Royal watchers were scrutinising the duchess of Cambridge on her New Zealand tour on Sunday, after husband Prince William appeared to hint a second baby is on the way.

The royals' eight-month-old son Prince George, third in line to the British throne, has been the star of their New Zealand tour so far.

But Prince William suggested during a walkabout in the North Island town of Cambridge there may soon be another royal baby to share the spotlight.

During a meeting with Cynthia Read, who knitted the merino wool shawl which was New Zealand's official gift when George was born, Prince William said according to several reports: "You might have to make another one soon!"

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