Carrie Symonds, Boris Johnson's partner, has given birth to a baby boy in a London hospital.
They've received congratulations from many politicians, including the Chancellor Rishi Sunak who tweeted: "Great to hear Downing Street is getting a new resident" and Labour leader Keir Starmer, who said: "Wonderful news. Many congratulations to Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds."
Former Prime Minister David Cameron wrote on Twitter:
Heartfelt congratulations @BorisJohnson and @carriesymonds on your wonderful news today. Sam and I are thrilled for you both! Sorry we didn’t leave the cot - but the climbing frame should still be in the garden!— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) April 29, 2020
The couple are also being prayed for by church leaders, many of whom have written their messages and prayers online too.
The Archbishop of Canterbury wrote:
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, responded to the news: "May the angels of God be your shield and defender. A candle is lit for the 3 of you and Prayers offered."
@JohnSentamu Very good news . Many Congratulations Carrie Symonds & PM Boris Johnson on the safe arrival of your baby. May the angels of God be your shield and defender. A candle 🕯 is lit for the 3 of you and Prayers offered 👊🏾— John Sentamu (@JohnSentamu) April 29, 2020
Rt Rev Paul Williams, Bishop of Nottingham and Southwell, commented: "Congratulations to the PM Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds on the birth of their child - prayers and thanksgiving for all parents and babies born during this difficult time and for the wonderful midwives & doctors too!"
The Methodist Church also posted their congratulations.