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Prince George Christening Coverage: The Independent Shows Us How It's Done

24/10/2013 10:17 BST | Updated 23/01/2014 23:58 GMT

We here at HuffPost UK tip our hats in respect to the Indy, who have stuck to their Republican guns and pointedly given the royal christening a tiny story of 19 words over four lines — on page 27.

“Prince George was christened yesterday in a private ceremony at St James’ Palace led by the Archbishop of Canterbury," the short, but sweet article reads.

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The thorough NIB

No prizes for guessing which papers went into royal baby overload this morning, with the Daily Mail restraining itself with a mere 15 pages of coverage — incredibly, even more than The Express.

The Times, meanwhile, had an almost life-sized picture wrap with seven sides of in-depth reporting on the three-month old royal nipper.

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The incident recalls the Independent's equally comprehensive coverage of Charles and Camilla's engagement:

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The Independent's royal coverage

If you did want to read some coverage of the Royal baby's baptism however, just read below...