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Saturday, 20 May, 2000, 16:36 GMT 17:36 UK
In pictures: Blair baby arrives
Downing Street's latest arrival, baby Leo Blair, has caused a wave of excitement. While mother Cherie and son took a well-earned rest, the prime minister spoke of his joy at being a father again.




Media attention has been mounting over the past week


In the spotlight: Baby Leo was born at the Chelsea and Westminster hospital


It's a boy: The proud prime minister talks to the press


Mr Blair clasps a mug etched with a picture of his three older children, Kathryn, Euan and Nicky


Here's looking at you kid: The baby has been named after the PM's father, Leo Blair


Cherie's father, actor Tony Booth, plays the other proud grandfather


Flowers from the famous and the general public arrived throughout the day


Knock, knock: Could it be a Teddy Blair arriving at Downing Street?


Congratulations from a well-wisher
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