Kate topless photos may be a 'criminal matter'


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are hugely saddened over the "grotesque and unjustifiable invasion of privacy" by a magazine which published topless photos of Kate, a royal spokesman says.

French publication Closer printed the pictures of the duchess, taken during the couple's holiday at the French chateau of the Queen's nephew, Lord Linley.

There are four pages of photos of the couple with Kate topless in several.

Media lawyer Charlotte Harris from Mishcon de Reya said "there may be some very wide sanctions" as a result of the publication.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.