facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Guardian 'Republican' button blocks royal baby news

By Kristen Butler, UPI.com   |   July 22, 2013 at 3:33 PM   |   Comments

1 of 2
July 22 (UPI) -- Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton went into labor early Monday morning, after several days of the "royal baby watch" becoming restless on social media.

Now at St. Mary's Hospital in London, the royal baby boy has finally arrived.

After days of speculation about Prince William's royal heir -- and now his arrival -- dominating the news, U.K. newspaper The Guardian on Monday gave online readers the option to go "Republican" and skip all word of the royal baby.

A small toggle near the top of the page lets U.K. readers switch between Republican and Royalist. To avoid confusion, the button asks U.S. readers, "Not a Royalist?" One click takes you to an edition in which all reference to English royalty is eradicated.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Florida pageant mom fed daughter tapeworms to make her lose weight
2
South Carolina woman allegedly beats 64-year-old man for farting in her face
3
Gallery: Makeup artist uses her chin as canvas for perfect cartoon renderings
4
Nearly 400 Starbucks customers in a row pay for next car's drink at Florida drive-through
5
Over $10,000 in marijuana seized from Virginia man named Stoner
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback