Royal Hoax Call

  • Hoax call death: Court to take up Jacintha suicide case March 26, 2013

    London: Key findings are expected to be presented at the Westminster Coroner's court for the first time in the Indian nurse suicide case. Jacintha Saldanha killed herself in December 2012, days after transferring a prank call to a hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated. Saldanha had transferred a...
  • Royal hoax call prankster back on air in Australia February 11, 2013

    Melbourne: One of the two Australian radio presenters whose royal prank call to a British hospital treating Kate Middleton went awry and created a furore when an Indianorigin nurse committed suicide, returned on air on Monday. Radio host Michael Christian, one of two Southern Cross Austereo presenters at the centre...
  • No charges over UK royal nurse hoax call February 2, 2013

    London: British prosecutors said on Friday two Australian radio hosts who made a prank call to the hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate would face no criminal charges over the death of the nurse who answered the phone and later killed herself. Indianborn Jacintha Saldanha, 46, was found hanged last...
  • 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...
  • Royal hoax call: UK prosecutors consider charges December 23, 2012

    London: British detectives investigating the death of a nurse found hanged after she took a prank phone call at a hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate have passed an evidence file to prosecutors, police said on Saturday. Public prosecutors must decide whether the case is strong enough to bring...
  • Hoax call death: Jacintha Saldanha laid to rest December 17, 2012

    Udupi: Indianorigin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who had committed suicide in a London hospital after a prank call about Princess Kate from an Australian radio channel, was laid to rest at her husband's hometown of Shirva in Udupi on Monday evening. Jacintha's husband Benedict, her son Junal and daughter Lisha accompanied the...
  • Hoax call: Jacintha's body to be flown to India December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The body of Jacintha Saldana, the nurse who committed suicide in London after a prank call by two Australian RJs, will be brought back to on Saturday and the funeral will take place in her hometown in Karnataka. A memorial mass service was held on Friday which was...
  • Hoax call: Oz radio staff receives death threats December 14, 2012

    Melbourne: The staff of an Australian radio station, whose DJs made a prank call to a UK hospital that led to the death of an Indianorigin nurse, have received death threats, prompting some of them to move to safehouses. About a dozen staff of Sydneybased 2DayFM radio station have been...
  • 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...
  • 'Hoax call Aus RJs in hiding, undergoing therapy' December 9, 2012

    London/Melbourne: The two Australian radio presenters, who made a prank call to a London hospital for details on Kate Middleton's pregnancy, that apparently led to an Indianorigin nurse's alleged suicide, are said to be in hiding amid global outrage. Mel Greig and Michael Christian, behind the prank call that has...
  • Royal hoax call Aus radio presenters taken off air December 8, 2012

    Melbourne: Two Australian radio presenters who made a prank call inquiring about the medical condition of a pregnant Kate Middleton have been taken off air, a day after an Indianorigin nurse who transferred their hoax call was found dead in a suspected suicide. The unconscious body of Jacintha Saldanha, 46, was...