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Heat apologises for publishing Kate shopping pic

Lawyers made a complaint under the PCC code.

Heat Magazine has apologised to the Duchess of Cambridge after publishing a photo of her out shopping.

The PCC-brokered apology came about after lawyers for the princess made a complaint to the PCC under clause 3 of the Editors’ Code (privacy) and clause 4 (harassment).

The Duchess and her sister, Pippa Middleton, are both the subject of intense interest from press photographers.

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Dominic Ponsford is editor of Press Gazette