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02/14/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Prince Harry's "Paki" Video Sets News Of The World Traffic Record

Prince Harry's gaffe-ridden video from a training exercise in Cyprus drove record traffic to the News of the World website, with 392,000 UK video views during Sunday.

The Prince's controversial "video nasty" - which featured him calling an officer cadet colleague "our little Paki friend" - attracted 50,000 global visitors in the first hour alone.

Traffic was further boosted by coverage on TV news bulletins, US gossip site the Drudge Report and Google News, which helped to triple viewing over a typical Saturday late night/Sunday morning period.

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