Mel Greig

  • Royal hoax call: British MP blames RJs for nurse's death December 30, 2012

    London: The two Australian radio presenters behind the hoax call that may have led to the suicide of Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha should not escape blame, British lawmaker Keith Vaz has said. The British Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is yet to decide on criminal charges against Australians Mel Greig and...
  • Hoax call death: Body of Jacintha brought to Shirva December 17, 2012

    Mangalore: The body of Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha will be laid to rest in her native town Shirva on Monday evening. Her body was brought to India on Sunday. Jacintha's husband Benedict, her son Junal and daughter Lisha then accompanied the coffin to Mangalore. On Monday morning, the body was...
  • Hoax call death: Jacintha reprimanded via email? December 17, 2012

    London: In one of the suicide notes left behind by nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who was found dead days after a hoax call to a UK hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate, she criticised "aspects of the hospital staff", and singled out two individuals for blame, the Daily Mail reported...
  • Body of Jacintha Saldanha arrives in Mangalore December 16, 2012

    Mangalore: The body of the Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who committed suicide following a prank call by two Australian radio presenters who impersonated the Queen and Prince Charles to seek details about the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, arrived in Mangalore on Sunday afternoon. The body will be kept...
  • 'Jacintha slammed Australian RJs in suicide note' December 14, 2012

    London: The Guardian on Friday revealed the content of the three suicide notes left behind by Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who was found dead a day after receiving a prank call by two Australian radio presenters who impersonated Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles seeking to know the details of "their...
  • There is no direct connection between the RJs' call and Jacintha's death: PN Vasanti December 13, 2012

    Jacintha Saldanha, a 46-year-old nurse of Indian origin in the UK, reportedly committed suicide after falling victim to a prank by Australian radio jockeys Mel Greig and Michael Christian of 2Day FM. Greig and Christian impersonated the Queen and the Prince of Wales to extract information about the health of...
  • Aus radio network to give $523,600 to Jacintha's family December 11, 2012

    Melbourne: The Australian radio station, whose presenters last week made a prank call to a British hospital that was treating a pregnant Kate Middleton and led to the death of an Indian-origin nurse, has now offered to contribute at least 500,000 dollars to a memorial fund to help the grieving...
  • Hoax call: Sorry for the nurse's family, say Australian radio hosts December 11, 2012

    In their first interview after Jacintha Saldanha was found dead following a hoax call, Australian radio hosts said that they are shattered and heart broken by the incident. ...
  • Hoax call: Nurse's autopsy report expected today December 11, 2012

    London: The autopsy report of the Indian-origin nurse, who got caught up in a prank call made to a hospital treating Prince William's wife Kate, is expected on Tuesday which will conform the cause of the death. However, the distraught family of Jacintha Saldanha believe she died of shame after...
  • Hoax call: Nurse's brother says she died of shame December 11, 2012

    London: The distraught family of an Indian-origin nurse, who got caught up in a prank call made to a hospital treating Prince William's wife Kate, believe she died of shame after falling for the hoax. 46-year-old Jacintha Saldanha was found dead at nurses' quarters next to the private King Edward...
  • Are prank calls on radio a violation of media ethics? December 10, 2012

    In their first interview after Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha was found dead following a hoax call Australian, radio hosts said that they are shattered and heart broken by the incident. ...
  • Hoax call death: Mangalore Diocese seeks probe December 10, 2012

    Mangalore: The Mangalore diocese on Monday urged the Centre to prevail on authorities in London to thoroughly investigate the mysterious death of Indian origin nurse Jacintha Saldhana in that country. Monsignor Denis Moras Prabhu, Vicar general of the diocese, told reporters here they have urged External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid,...
  • UK hospital denies being contacted by Aus FM station December 10, 2012

    London: The London hospital, where a prank call was made that apparently led to an Indian-origin nurse's death, today denied being contacted by the Australian radio station before they broadcast the hoax. 46-year-old Jacintha Saldanha was found dead at nurses' quarters next to the private King Edward VII hospital in...
  • UK prank call: 'We are sorry for the nurse's family' December 10, 2012

    Sydney: In their first interview after Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha was found dead following a hoax call made by them to the King Edward VII hospital in Marylebone, Australian radio hosts said that they are shattered and heart broken by the incident. "There's not a minute that goes by when...
  • Listen to the 'Royal Prank' that has gone viral December 6, 2012

    News of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy and her hospitalisation has generated a media frenzy all over the world with minute to minute updates about each and everything that one can imagine. In what is being called "the best international scoop so far" by the Australian press, announcers Mel...
  • The 'Biggest Royal Prank Ever' has gone viral! December 6, 2012

    The London hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate for severe morning sickness admitted on Wednesday it had fallen for a prank call from an Australian radio station, relaying personal details about her condition. Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in central London on...