Royal officials in Britain have expressed disappointment that paparazzi shots of Prince William and his wife on a beach holiday in the Caribbean may be published by an Italian magazine.
Thereportedly show the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge -- the former Kate Middleton -- wearing a bikini and strolling on a beach with William on the island of Mustique.
St. James's Palace said Tuesday that publishing the photos would be a "clear breach of the couple's right to privacy."
According to the BBC, the spokesman added: "We are disappointed that photographs of the Duke and Duchess on a private holiday look likely to be published overseas."
The Italian gossip magazine Chi was reportedly planning to publish the pictures.
Last year, William, 30, and Kate, 31,over a French gossip magazine's publication of topless photos of the duchess while the couple was on holiday in the south of France.