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Easy News: Harry and Meghan announce birth of baby daughter

This Easy News story is about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, giving birth to their second child, a baby daughter. It was translated by Rahman.

Easy News: Harry and Meghan announce birth of baby daughter

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    1. On Friday 4 June 2021, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (Harry and Meghan) announced the birth of their new-born baby girl.

    2. She is called Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, or Lili for short. The name is a tribute to her great grandmother, the Queen.

    3. When the Queen was a toddler she could not pronounce her own name properly and said Lilibet instead of Elizabeth.

    4. Her Grandfather, King George V, was the first person to call her that, but soon after others did as well and it became her nickname within the royal family.

    5. Lilibet’s middle name Diana is also a tribute. She is named after Diana, Princess of Wales - Harry’s mother and the baby’s grandmother who died in 1997.

    6. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had announced that they were expecting their second baby during an interview with Oprah Winfrey back in March.

    7. They also spoke about their relationships with the royal family, racism and the media. Harry and Meghan now live in America and are independent from the rest of the royal family.

    8. Some people think that by choosing the name Lilibet, Harry and Meghan are hoping to make the relationship better between themselves and the royal family.

    9. Lilibet is the Queen's 11th great-grandchild and is eighth in line to the throne.

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