No charges over royal hoax call

The Crown Prosecution Service has announced that no charges will be brought over a prank call to a hospital about the Duchess of Cambridge, which was taken by a nurse who later took her own life.

Australian DJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian made the hoax call to the King Edward VII's hospital, posing as the Queen and Prince of Wales when Kate was being treated for a rare form of pregnancy sickness.

Nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who transferred them to a colleague, who then described Kate's condition in detail, was found hanged a few days after the incident, sparking a backlash against the 2Day FM DJs

Nurse Jacintha Saldanha
Nurse Jacintha Saldanha Credit: PA
Australian DJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Australian DJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian Credit: 2Day FM

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No charges for royal hoax

No charges will be brought over a prank call to a hospital about the Duchess of Cambridge, which was taken by a nurse who later took her own life