icon bookmark-bicon bookmarkicon cameraicon checkicon chevron downicon chevron lefticon chevron righticon chevron upicon closeicon v-compressicon downloadicon editicon v-expandicon fbicon fileicon filtericon flag ruicon full chevron downicon full chevron lefticon full chevron righticon full chevron upicon gpicon insicon mailicon moveicon-musicicon mutedicon nomutedicon okicon v-pauseicon v-playicon searchicon shareicon sign inicon sign upicon stepbackicon stepforicon swipe downicon tagicon tagsicon tgicon trashicon twicon vkicon yticon wticon fm

Royal baby frenzy relegates Brexit & North Korea to backburner

Royal baby frenzy relegates Brexit & North Korea to backburner
Forget Brexit negotiations or the world’s potential nuclear crisis; the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced the impending arrival of their third child and, naturally, a total media meltdown followed.

The pair revealed the news via the Kensington Palace Twitter account, announcing that “the Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news.”

A breaking news frenzy ensued and soon, #RoyalBaby, #Kate Middleton, #Prince William, #William and Kate, and #Kensington Palace all began trending worldwide.

Some Twitter users pointed out that William and Kate’s unborn will fall outside the UK’s new two-child tax benefit limit. Since April 2017, the third child born to a UK family is no longer entitled to child tax credit.

Of course it’s highly unlikely the royal family would miss the payments when taxpayers shell out more than £40 million every year to keep the British monarchy running.