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Briton Polly McCourt gives birth in New York street

26 February 2014 Last updated at 20:10 GMT

A British woman gave birth in a New York City street, after rushing out of her apartment as she went into labour.

Polly McCourt, 39, left her Upper East Side home on Monday and tried to hail a cab until she realised her baby would not wait.

Nick Bryant reports.

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