The cannons are fired to announce the birth of Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco's twin babies, on December 10, 2014  in Monaco. Prince Albert II of Monaco and his wife Charlene welcomed their twin babies Gabriella and Jacques to the world, the palace announced. Prince Jacques is next in line to the throne. Gabriella Therese Marie was born at 5.04 pm followed by Jacques Honore Rainier two minutes later, the principality said in a statement, adding that both babies were "doing well".  AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE        (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)