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Gary Lineker Granted a 'Quickie' Divorce

Last week the former Leicester City, Barcelona and England striker, Gary Lineker, announced that he was divorcing his wife, Danielle Bux, who he had been married to since 2009. Lineker had previously been married to Michelle Cockayne, who he had four children with.

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Glasgow Divorce Statistics Revealed in New Government Survey

The Scottish Government recently released statistics on divorce rates throughout Scotland. The data came from the Scottish Survey’s Core Questions which pooled three major surveys. With 21,000 people interviewed, this is one of the largest surveys of its kind in Scotland and hopes to produce unprecedented insights into the lives of Scots.

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Who is to Blame in Divorce?

Divorce is often portrayed as combative, aggressive and adversarial. Currently in England and Wales, divorcing couples need to prove the irretrievable breakdown of their marriage through adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, two years separation with consent or five years separation without consent. Many people believe this system makes it difficult for separating couples to have a constructive and collaborative divorce. This is not the case in Scotland where it is easier to divorce in a way that does not require you to apportion blame on your former partner.

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Divorces in the over-60s rise

The number of people in the over-60 age bracket getting divorced in England and Wales has risen steadily since the mid-1990s, according to recent figures from the Office for National Statistics. This is despite an overall decline in divorce numbers over the same period.

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Parental bonds survive teen angst

The stereotype of adolescence as a time of storm and strife with parents is far from accurate, according to a family trends report released by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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