Monthly Divorce Archives: March 2016

Taiwanese actor required to remarry and re-divorce before tying the knot with a new bride

Taiwanese actor required to remarry and re-divorce before tying the knot with a new bride

Nicky Wu, a Taiwanese actor and former boy band singer, had to marry and divorce his ex-wife for the second time in order to wed his new bride, Chinese... Read More

Less support for divorce than over a decade ago, US study shows

Less support for divorce than over a decade ago, US study shows

With attitudes towards gay marriage, cohabitation and pre-marital sex becoming significantly liberalised in recent years, you’d be forgiven for... Read More

Marriage, divorce and millennials: Singapores singles crisis

Marriage, divorce and millennials: Singapore’s singles crisis

Up until this point the Marriage, Divorce and Millennials series has focused mainly on the UK with occasional dips into American culture. However this... Read More

Talulah Riley files for divorce from billionaire Elon Musk

Talulah Riley files for divorce from billionaire Elon Musk

British actress Talulah Riley and her husband, South African entrepreneur Elon Musk, are attempting to end their second marriage—for the second... Read More

Immune from divorce? The murky case of a UN representative for St Lucia

Immune from divorce? The murky case of a UN representative for St Lucia

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has raised concerns over the recent High Court judgment regarding a Saudi national’s claim for his... Read More

Selling justice: UK divorce fees soar

Selling justice: UK divorce fees soar

The cost of a divorce has risen by one third today, from £410 to £550. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is supposedly raising fees to cover... Read More

Modern Family creators divorce papers reveal wealth

Modern Family creator’s divorce papers reveal wealth

Divorce papers claim that Steven Levitan, the creator of the Emmy Award-winning TV show Modern Family, earns $2.46 million per month, before tax. He split... Read More

Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrows wonderful separation-divorce

Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow’s “wonderful separation-divorce”

Coldplay singer Chris Martin has spoken out about his 2014 split with Gwyneth Paltrow, which he now calls a “wonderful separation-divorce.” He... Read More

A law unto themselves: the first female lawyers around the world (Part 1)

A law unto themselves: the first female lawyers around the world (Part 1)

Last week, I commemorated International Women’s Day by delving into the history of UK women in the legal profession, from the turn-of-the-century... Read More

Divorce in history and culture: the banns of marriage

Divorce in history and culture: the banns of marriage

For the first part of our series on divorce in history and culture, we begin at a point before divorce existed: 1215, the year the banns of marriage was... Read More