The Great Kate Wait


Media from all over the world have been camped outside St Mary's Hospital in London for weeks, not wanting to risk missing a picture of the royal parents-to-be's arrival.

But almost a week has passed since's Kate's rumoured due date, and there's still no sign of her. The press are getting desperate ...

And as the heat wave in the UK continues, they have taken to reserving places closer to the entrance of the Lindo Wing using ladders and colourful notes, to get out of the 30-degree heat.

Despite all those hours in the baking sun, they still have no significant news to report.

So they've set up live feeds to keep their audiences glued to their screens:

And while they endure the Great Kate Wait, the world's press have devised some interesting ways of passing the time. Like taking bets on the baby's gender . . .

Reminiscing about when Diana gave birth to William . . .

Bonding with some die-hard royal fans who are also camped outside . . .

Knitting . . .

And making the news themselves . . .

And it's not just the press that's getting impatient. It looks like even the Queen herself is getting a bit tired of the Great Kate Wait. When asked whether she was hoping for a boy or girl, she said:

The Great Kate Wait has been beautifully summed up in this short video:

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