Buckingham Palace with a big announcement this morning.  Prince William and wife Kate are expecting again!

 

MSN.com is reporting that members of the royal family couldn't be more pleased.

"The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news that their royal highnesses are expecting their second child," according to a statement issued today.

There was no mention, however, of when the baby was due.

The couple's first child, Prince George, was born in July, 2013.

Prince William is second in line for the throne, George is third and the new baby will be 4th.   Prince Harry drops down to number 5.

Word of the news is lighting up Twitter with well-wishes for the royal couple.

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