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4 Jan 2013 - 4:29am

Tearful Australian radio host sorry for nurse’s family in UK

Sydney radio station 2Day FM presenters Michael Christian (left) and Mel Greig are interviewed by Tracy Grimshaw on Monday. Photo: AFP

One of the Australian radio presenters who made a prank call to a London hospital treating Prince William’s wife Kate on Monday sobbed as she recalled hearing the news that a nurse had been found dead.

10 Dec 2012 - 3:41pm

British police contact Australian police over hoax

A bunch of flowers is left outside the nurses accommodation block by colleagues near the King Edward VII hospital in central London on Saturday in memory of nurse Jacintha Saldanha who was found dead the previous day. Photo: AFP

British police say they have contacted Australian authorities about a possible investigation into an Australian radio station’s hoax call to a UK hospital.

The callers impersonated Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles and received confidential details about the former Kate Middleton’s medical information. The call was recorded and broadcast.

9 Dec 2012 - 8:29pm

Royal hoax presenters off show until further notice: station

Royal hoax presenters off show until further notice: station

Two Australian radio presenters who duped a nurse at the hospital which treated Prince William’s pregnant wife Catherine will not return “until further notice”, their station said Saturday after the woman was found dead.

8 Dec 2012 - 3:45am

Nurse in Kate royal hoax call found dead: hospital

The King Edward VII hospital

A nurse at the hospital which treated Prince William’s pregnant wife Catherine was found dead on Friday, days after being duped by a hoax call from an Australian radio station, the hospital said.

The private King Edward VII hospital named the nurse as Jacintha Saldanha, who had worked there for four years, and said it had learned of her “tragic death” with “very deep sadness.”

7 Dec 2012 - 11:59pm

Prank callers posing as queen and Prince Charles fool Kate's hospital

Figurines of Prince William and his wife Catherine being painted in a shop in Naples. Photo: Reuters

The hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Catherine for severe morning sickness admitted yesterday that it fell victim to a hoax call from an Australian radio station.

6 Dec 2012 - 8:28am

Hospital reveals pregnant Kate’s condition in prank call

Two policemen stand guard outside the King Edward VII hospital where Kate Duchess of Cambridge is receiving treatment in central London. Photo: AP

The British hospital treating Prince William’s pregnant wife Catherine admitted Wednesday it released her private medical details after falling for a hoax call from an Australian radio station.

5 Dec 2012 - 11:55pm