Michael Christian

  • India-born nurse Saldanha received many hoax calls before she committed suicide: Report September 2, 2013

    India-born nurse Jacintha Saldanha had received a series of prank calls from an Australian radio station in the lead up to her suicide at a London hospital last December, a media report said on Sunday. Details of the prank call by DJs Mel Grieg and Michael Christian to King Edward VII...
  • 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 Indianorigin 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 Indianorigin 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...
  • '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 Indianorigin 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 46yearold 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Are prank calls on radio a violation of media ethics? December 10, 2012

    In their first interview after Indianorigin nurse Jacintha Saldanha was found dead following a hoax call Australian, radio hosts said that they are shattered and heart broken by the incident. ...
  • UK prank call: 'We are sorry for the nurse's family' December 10, 2012

    Sydney: In their first interview after Indianorigin 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...