Paris court awards damages to Kate Middleton over topless photos


French celebrity gossip magazine Closer has been ordered to pay 100,000 euros in damages to the Duchess of Cambridge for publishing pictures of her sunbathing topless while on holiday in Provence in 2012, a sum well below the 1.5 million euros that her lawyer had demanded.

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A French court ruled on Tuesday that celebrity magazine Closer invaded the privacy of Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, when it published topless photos of her in 2012, reports Reuters.