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Thursday 17 August 2017

Paul Weller names eighth child after song on his new album

Baby Nova was born on Saturday evening.

(Ian West/PA)
(Ian West/PA)

By Joe Nerssessian, Press Association

Paul Weller has become a father for the eighth time as he welcomed the arrival of a baby girl.

A statement on the rock star’s website revealed baby Nova was born at home on Saturday evening.

Nova is also the title of a track on Weller’s latest album – A Kind Revolution.

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Paul Weller (Ian West/PA)

The statement said: “The Weller family are proud to announce the birth of baby Nova, who was born at home on Saturday evening.

“She was caught by her daddy after a long and beautiful unassisted labour.

“Hannah and Nova are doing really well and everyone is enjoying getting to know little Miss Weller.”

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Paul Weller (David Jensen/PA)

It is the 59-year-old’s third child with wife Hannah Andrews.

The couple married in 2010 and their twin sons Bowie and John Paul were born in 2012.

The You Do Something To Me singer is already father to Leah, Nathaniel, Jesamine, Stevie and Dylan from previous relationships.

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