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  • Court backs recoverability of agency fees in PI claims – Law Gazette March 15, 2019
    The court has ruled in favour of claimants in a battle over medical agency fees that affects thousands of low-value personal injury cases. Ruling in Beardmore v Lancashire CC in Liverpool County Court earlier this month, Judge Graham Wood QC rejected the defendant’s attack on the recoverability of agency fees charged for obtaining medical records […]
  • Best Man takes bets on when couple will divorce and announces it in his wedding speech – 9Honey March 15, 2019
    Making a speech at your best friend’s wedding can be a daunting prospect, and the pressure to be equal parts funny, entraining and inspiring, while also including a few key tear-jerking moments, is high. But one Best Man has taken the tear-jerking brief a little too far, prompting the bride to break down mid-way through […]
  • Emmerdale revealed as the divorce capital of soap world with nearly 70% of couples’ marriages fail -… March 15, 2019
    Emmerdale has been revealed as the divorce capital of the soap world. The long-running show has seen more than 68% couples break up their marriages in 46 years. A divorce happens on average every 189 episodes in the British soap set in Yorkshire. Around 61% of marriages end in divorce and a further 7% end […]
  • Divorce a factor behind children leaving school early, study finds March 15, 2019
    Divorce is one of the most significant contributors to students’ decision to leave school early, a study on early school leaving by President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society has found. The study, carried out by the National Observatory for Living with Dignity within the foundation, found that what students’ experience at home impacted their […]
  • Humanist marriages ‘least likely to end in divorce’ March 15, 2019
    Humanist weddings are growing in popularity in the UK. Well, let’s be accurate… Humanist weddings are growing in popularity in Scotland. David Cameron, in his infinite wisdom, and even though he fought for gay marriage in Parliament, put the kaibosh on humanist weddings for no discernible reason. Scotland, on the other hand, has embraced humanist […]
  • A Humanist wedding ceremony cuts the risk of divorce by two-thirds March 15, 2019
    A new study has found that people who marry in Humanist ceremonies are three times less likely to get divorced. Humanist ceremonies, which are legally recognised in Scotland and Northern Ireland, are non-religious and more flexible than civil or register office ceremonies. Humanists UK say that, ‘a humanist, non-religious wedding ceremony gives you the opportunity […]
  • Paul Hollywood’s wife Alex gives first TV interview since ‘hard’ divorce: ‘It’s been a legal nightma… March 15, 2019
    They’ve been separated since 2017, and today Paul Hollywood’s wife Alex gave her first TV interview since the split. The mum-of-one, who was married to the Great British Bake Off star for 19 years, appeared on This Morning to give her side of the story. READ MORE CELEBRITY NEWS Last month, reports emerged that Alex […]
  • Laurence Fox reveals he said ‘goodbye to his money’ in crippling divorce from Billie Piper – Daily M… March 15, 2019
    Laurence Fox has divulged details of the crippling financial side to his 2016 divorce from wife Billie Piper.  The 40-year-old actor spoke to The Times, as he branded the split 'hor-rend-dous' and admitted he misses the 'large bank account' he shared with his then-wife, with whom he has sons Winston, 10, and Eugene, six.  In […]
  • Mirror publisher loses appeal to protect confidential sources in phone-hacking litigation March 15, 2019
    The publisher of the Mirror titles and the Sunday People has failed in a Court of Appeal bid to ensure confidential sources are protected in the disclosure of call records as part of phone-hacking litigation. Mirror Group Newspapers applied to the High Court in March last year to amend the “early disclosure” regime, which means […]
  • Mirror publisher loses appeal to protect confidential sources in phone-hacking litigation – Press Ga… March 15, 2019
    The publisher of the Mirror titles and the Sunday People has failed in a Court of Appeal bid to ensure confidential sources are protected in the disclosure of call records as part of phone-hacking litigation. Mirror Group Newspapers applied to the High Court in March last year to amend the “early disclosure” regime, which means […]