Marriage

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

95-year-old couple set to celebrate their 75th Valentine’s Day together

95-year-old couple set to celebrate their 75th Valentine’s Day together

95-year-old couple set to celebrate their 75th Valentine’s Day together

James and Cecelia Marsh are set to celebrate their 75th Valentine's Day together as a married couple - at the age of 95.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

What is ‘common law’ marriage? And what rights do unmarried couples really have?

What is ‘common law’ marriage? And what rights do unmarried couples really have?

What is ‘common law’ marriage? And what rights do unmarried couples have?

Nearly half of unmarried couples who live together wrongly believe they share the same rights as others who are married, according to a survey.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019

Wedding rings

Thirteen people filed for divorce on Christmas Day, figures show

Thirteen people filed for divorce on Christmas Day, figures show

More than 400 people filed for divorce over the festive period - including 13 on Christmas Day, official figures show.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

More than 20,000 applications for divorce since new service launch in May

More than 20,000 applications for divorce since new service launch in May

More than 20,000 applications for divorce since new service launch in May

More than 20,000 applications for divorce have been made online since a new service was launched in May.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Opinion: Marriage is sexist - give me a civil partnership any day

Opinion: Marriage is sexist - give me a civil partnership any day

Opinion: Marriage is sexist - give me a civil partnership any day

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Murray objected to marriage on patriarchal grounds. One woman who feels the same explains why

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan: What's the difference between marriage and a civil partnership?

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan: What's the difference between marriage and a civil partnership?

What's the difference between marriage and a civil partnership?

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan won the right to have a civil partnership in the Supreme Court, but some people are confused as to why they didn't just get married

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Woman takes wedding photos with grandfather, in case he dies before her real wedding

Woman takes wedding photos with grandfather, in case he dies before her real wedding

Woman takes wedding photos with grandfather, in case he dies before her wedding

Fu Xuewei says her grandfather has had two strokes in the last two years

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Author Ming Ho opened up about her mother's care with Yasmeen Khan

The Yasmeen Khan Show: February 10

The Yasmeen Khan Show: February 10

Parking tickets, marriage and dementia were covered on Yasmeen Khan's show

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Bermuda becomes first country to repeal same-sex marriage

Bermuda becomes first country to repeal same-sex marriage

Bermuda becomes first country to repeal same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage in the country has not even been legal for a full year

Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

'Home was living hell' - Young Muslim reveals fear after family discover her relationship

'Home was a living hell' - Young Muslim reveals fear after family discover her relationship

'Living hell' - Muslim reveals fear after family discovered her relationship

The 21-year-old woman says even though she's moved away she's 'always looking over her shoulder'

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Peter Tatchell backs call for opposite-sex civil partnerships

Peter Tatchell backs call for opposite-sex civil partnerships

Peter Tatchell backs call for opposite-sex civil partnerships

MPs are debating a private member's bill about whether civil partnerships should be available to all

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

Singer Ciara under fire for post suggesting women should marry to 'level up'

US superstar Ciara under fire for post suggesting women should marry to 'level up'

Singer Ciara under fire for post suggesting women should marry to 'level up'

Ciara posted a video on Instagram showing Pastor John Gray giving a sermon in 2016

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Judge rules millionaire's son was tricked by wife into giving fortune away

Judge rules millionaire's son was tricked by wife into giving fortune away

Judge rules millionaire's son was tricked by wife into giving fortune away

The man has voided a legal document which would have meant his future was given to his child

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Indonesia court rules against criminalising gay sex and sex outside marriage

Indonesia court rules against criminalising gay sex

Indonesia court rules against criminalising gay sex

The court said it should not rule over parliament on law and it wasn't its role to criminalise private behaviour

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Meghan Markle is actually related to Winston Churchill and William Shakespeare

Meghan Markle is related to Winston Churchill, William Shakespeare - and Prince Harry

Meghan Markle is related to Churchill, Shakespeare - and Prince Harry

Surprisingly Prince Harry's bride to be actually has quite a famous family tree

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Royal wedding: What will Meghan Markle have to do to become a British citizen?

Royal Wedding: Here's what Meghan Markle has to do to become a British citizen

Here's what Meghan Markle has to do to become a British citizen

If Meghan Markle has to follow all the rules of becoming a British citizen she's got a long way to go yet

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

'His stag do should be on TV' - Engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle receives mixed reaction

'His stag do should be on TV' - Engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle receives mixed reaction

Engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle receives mixed reaction

Some are upset that they're not marrying a Prince whilst others are happy at the prospect of an extra bank holiday

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

South Asian LGBT 'online sham marriage searches are tip of the iceberg'

South Asian LGBT: 'online sham marriage searches are tip of the iceberg'

South Asian LGBT: 'online sham marriage searches are tip of the iceberg'

Human rights group Karma Nirvana says call numbers from South Asians about LGBT issues are rising

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Proposal planner tells Julia Hartley-Brewer about the most shocking proposals yet

Proposal planner tells Julia Hartley-Brewer about the most shocking question-popping

Expert tells Julia Hartley-Brewer about the most shocking proposals

Daisy Amodio told Julia Hartley-Brewer about a proposal including a fake arrest and another with a private jet

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Australian same-sex marriage voting envelopes sent back with razor blades inside

Australian same-sex marriage survey: Voting envelopes sent back with razor blades inside

Razor blades found in same-sex marriage voting envelopes in Australia

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has also said some envelopes have been sent back with dirt inside

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Indian Supreme Court rules child bride sex is rape

Indian Supreme Court rules child bride sex is rape

Indian Supreme Court rules child bride sex is rape

Married girls who are under 18 can accuse their husbands of rape within one year of the alleged incident

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

The many surprising arrests made in the United Arab Emirates

Jamie Harron and other bizarre arrests in the United Arab Emirates

Jamie Harron and other bizarre arrests in the United Arab Emirates

Scottish man Jamie Harron has now been released after being arrested for public indecency for allegedly putting his hand on another man in a bar

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Imam accused of holding weddings for 27 underage girls in Egypt

Imam accused of holding weddings for 27 underage girls in Egypt

Imam accused of holding weddings for 27 underage girls in Egypt

The Imam is now facing a disciplinary hearing and has been suspended from his work

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

First ever same-sex wedding takes place in Germany

First ever same-sex wedding takes place in Germany

First ever same-sex wedding takes place in Germany

Those at the ceremony cheered and clapped when marriage documents were signed

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Sea life centre holds underwater wedding for green sea turtles with real priest

Sea life centre holds underwater wedding for green sea turtles with real priest

Sea life centre holds underwater wedding for green sea turtles with real priest

Manchester Sea Life Centre says it's hoping the two turtles will mate

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Psychologist creates plan to help 'irrational' women accept their husbands have another wife

UAE psychologist creates plan to help 'irrational' women accept their husbands have another wife

UAE psychologist creates plan to help 'irrational' women accept husbands' bigamy

Zahraa al-Musawi claims 'irrationality' leads women to be upset about their husbands having another wife

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Victoria wasn't over-impressed with Mike's idea

Do you think Porky's 'exhibitionist' marriage proposal is best?

Do you think Porky's 'exhibitionist' marriage proposal is best?

Our host got some advice from newsreader Victoria Bourne

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Mike Graham gets defensive after Porky questions his marriage record

Mike Graham gets rather defensive when Porky questions his marriage record

Mike Graham gets defensive when Porky questions his marriage record

A listener had commented Porky often has a pop at him over his marriage

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Mike Parry claims he made 'the most sensible decision of all' on love

Mike Parry reveals why he made 'the most sensible decision of all' to avoid marriage

Mike Parry claims he made 'the most sensible decision of all' on love

Mike Parry says because he never found 'the one' he didn't bother compromising on a relationship

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Married couple jump to their death together from office building in Manhattan

Married couple jump to their death together from office building in Manhattan

Married couple jump to their death together from office building in Manhattan

A suicide note was found which explained the couple's financial problems

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

British woman and Pakistani man jailed for having consensual sex in Dubai

British woman and Pakistani man jailed for having consensual sex in Dubai

British woman and Pakistani man jailed for having consensual sex in Dubai

The woman filed a criminal complaint about the man when he tried to sabotage her wedding plans in the UK

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Isis brides speak out about their lives after fleeing caliphate

Jihadi speed dating: Isis brides reveal how they met men in the caliphate

Jihadi speed dating: Isis brides reveal how they met men in the caliphate

Many women who have fled Raqqa are now in a concrete jail amongst a refugee camp 30 miles north of the city

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Husband clings to wife's moving car after marital spat goes wrong in Germany

Husband clings to wife's moving car after marital spat spirals out of control

Husband clings to wife's moving car after marital spat spirals out of control

Police in Darmstadt were summoned to the scene of a man screaming for help as his wife drove the car with him on the bonnet

50-year-old woman locked in dark room for 15 years rescued by police

50-year-old woman locked in dark room for 15 years rescued by police

50-year-old woman locked in dark room for 15 years rescued by police

A women's rights organisation tipped police off about the 50-year-old who was living in her parents' home

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Cancer diagnosis now more common than getting married

Cancer diagnosis now more common than getting married, figures show

Cancer diagnosis now more common than getting married, figures show

Macmillan Cancer Support has also found that having a baby for the first time is less common than being diagnosed with the disease

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

'Prince Harry's comments have been misinterpreted as he's an inexperienced interviewee', says Royal commentator

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Royal journalist over whether the Royal Family are lucky

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with journalist over the Royal Family

Editor-in-chief of Majesty magazine Ingrid Seward believes the Royals are lucky because they have a set path to follow

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

9/11 recovery worker faces deportation over removal order from 17 years ago

9/11 hero faces deportation from US over drug offence committed in 1990

9/11 hero faces deportation from US over drug offence committed in 1990

Carlos Humberto Cardona has lung, gastrointestinal and psychological problems caused by helping in the aftermath of 9/11

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Man robbed bank to escape wife by going to jail, but is given home confinement sentence

Man robbed bank to escape wife by going to jail - and is sentenced to home confinement

Man robbed bank to escape wife with jail time - and is given home confinement

Lawrence John Ripple said when he robbed the bank he was depressed and didn't feel like himself

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Divorcee Graham Mills talks to Julia Hartley-Brewer about his court fight to make divorce fairer

Divorcee Graham Mills talks to Julia Hartley-Brewer about his court fight to make divorce fairer

Divorcee Graham Mills on his court fight to make divorce fairer and easier

Graham Mills is still paying maintenance to his ex-wife despite divorcing 15 years ago – and her overspending issues

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Russian patriarch claims gay marriage laws are comparable to Nazi Germany rulings

Russian church leader says pro-gay marriage laws are like Nazi diktats

Russian church leader says pro-gay marriage laws are like Nazi diktats

Patriarch Kiril said laws on gay marriage contradict the moral nature and conscience of human beings

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Pippa Middleton's wedding reception included models, a glass marquee and a Spitfire fly-by

Pippa Middleton's wedding reception included model waiters, a glass marquee and a Spitfire fly-by

Pippa Middleton's wedding: Model waiters, a glass marquee and a Spitfire fly-by

Pippa Middleton got married to James Matthews on Saturday

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Indian woman claims she was forced into marriage at gunpoint

Indian woman claims she was forced into marriage at gunpoint in Pakistan

Indian woman claims she was forced into marriage at gunpoint in Pakistan

An Indian woman has asked the High Commission in Islamabad to repatriate her, claiming her husband is harassing and intimidating her

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Jordan approves draft resolution to stop rapists married to their victims from avoiding prison

Jordan backs law change to stop rapists marrying victims to dodge jail

Jordan backs law change to stop rapists marrying victims to dodge jail

Rapists who stay married to their victim for at least three years avoid punishment under current legislation

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Uber driver fakes kidnapping to get away from wife

Taxi driver fakes kidnapping to get away from wife and go clubbing

Taxi driver fakes kidnapping to get away from wife and go clubbing

The driver sent messages to his wife's claiming he'd been kidnapped, with audio of him pretending to be tortured

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Melania Trump doesn't share a bed with Donald and doesn't hide her misery, family source claims

'Miserable' Melania Trump refuses to share a bed with Donald, claims gossip title

'Miserable' Melania Trump refuses to share bed with Donald, claims gossip title

A family source has claimed Melania Trump wants little to do with the President and is not interested in him at all

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Civil partnerships: 'The law must catch up with the development of modern families,' says campaigner Rebecca Steinfeld

Civil partnerships: 'The law must catch up with the development of modern families,' says campaigner Rebecca Steinfeld

Civil partnerships: 'The law must catch up with modern life,' says campaigner

A couple went to the Court of Appeal in a bid to allow heterosexual couples to enter a civil partnership, rather than get married, but they lost the case

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

'We are discriminating against heterosexual couples if we don't allow them to have civil partnerships,' says Peter Tatchell

'We are discriminating against heterosexual couples if we don't allow them to have civil partnerships,' says Peter Tatchell

'Civil partnerships should be available to everyone,' says Peter Tatchell

The Court of Appeal has ruled that heterosexual couple Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan cannot enter a civil partnership

Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

Family lawyer explains why judges tell more women in divorce to get jobs

Divorced? Get a job! Judges changing focus when couples split, says family law specialist

Divorced? Get a job! Judges changing focus when couples split

Family Law specialist Liz Cowell highlights why courts are becoming less sympathetic towards clients seeking spousal support