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Royal Couple Win Injunction Over Kate Topless Snaps

A fine of €10,000 has been put in place for anyone who republishes the pics...

The French courts have granted an injunction preventing the further publication of the topless pictures of Kate Middleton.

The long-lens snaps, which show the Duchess of Cambridge sunbathing topless while on holiday with Prince William in Provence, were first published by French Closer magazine, with the Irish Daily Star and Italian Chi mag also printing the pics.

Lawyers representing the Royal couple appeared in a Paris court yesterday (17th September), where the decision was made to impose a daily fine of €10,000 (£8,060) if the photos are republished or distributed by Closer.

The French publication has also been banned for selling the snaps to anywhere else in the world, and the topless images cannot be printed by any other newspaper or magazine in France.

Publishers have been ordered to hand over the original proofs to Wills and Kate within 24 hours.

The Royal couple have also been given legal fees of €2,000.

Earlier today (18th September), it was confirmed that the editor of the Irish Daily Star has been suspended after publishing the snaps of Middleton.