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Zara Tindall pregnant with second child

Image copyright PA Image caption Zara Tindall and her husband Mike with daughter, Mia

The Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall and her husband Mike Tindall are expecting their second child, a spokeswoman for the couple has said.

The Queen and the Royal Family were “very pleased” to hear the news, a Buckingham Palace spokesman said.

The couple, who have a three-year-old daughter, Mia, have previously lost a babe during pregnancy.

The baby is believed to be due in the summer and “wouldve been” Queen’s seventh great grandchild.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expect to welcome their third child in April, which will be the Queen’s sixth great grandchild.