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Kate Middleton leaves hospital and country rejoices

Ok, look. We know some of you think we've been tough on the royals on this here website, what with an open letter by Amol leading the homepage for all of half an hour. But actually we were quite balanced, converting IV Drip into a special edition of Royal Drip, and then leading the site overnight with William Dunbar's royalist reflections. And now, in a spirit of even-handedness and decency, let us rejoice afresh, for Kate Middleton has left hospital this morning. That's good to hear, regardless of your views on the merits of an elected Head of State.

We'll have more on independent.co.uk very shortly.

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