Rumours that Kate Middleton is in labour have set photographers scurrying to catch images of the baby. Palace sources have denied the news.
Our politics reporter James Waterson has some pictures that illustrate the frenzy for shots:
An excellent selection of fiercely-guarded ladders (and a policeman on door) waiting for royal kid. pic.twitter.com/VW7oASPyME— Jim Waterson (@jimwaterson) July 11, 2013
Fierce competition to stake out each square foot of pavement by rival news orgs. pic.twitter.com/NOk0aUmJYf— Jim Waterson (@jimwaterson) July 11, 2013
Cabin fever set in for those who've been outside hospital a week. Sweepstake on wall, panic at any movement: pic.twitter.com/VC2W4nrBkd— Jim Waterson (@jimwaterson) July 11, 2013