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Australian regulator opens probe into royal prank station

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Australia's media watchdog on Thursday launched an investigation into the broadcast of a prank call to the London hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Catherine. 

Sydney radio station 2Day FM presenters Michael Christian (L) and Mel Greig are interviewed in this photo received from Channel Nine Network news discussion show "A Current Affair" on December 10, 2012. Australia's media watchdog on Thursday launched an investigation into the broadcast of a prank call to the London hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Catherine.

The hoax sparked global condemnation with the nurse who fielded the call, Jacintha Saldanha, apparently committing suicide. The result of her post-mortem is due to be announced later Thursday, according to British police.

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