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Property Tycoon Facing UK’s Largest Divorce Settlement

A property tycoon who sits on the board of Formula One team Lotus is facing one of the largest divorce settlements seen in the UK after it was announced that he was splitting from his wife after 18 years.

Andy Ruhan, who is estimated to be worth more than £200 million began divorce proceedings last year ending almost 20 years of marriage. However, according to the Sunday Times a divorce settlement may be delayed due to a disagreement with business partners. Mr Ruhan is being sued by his former business partners for a share of the profits from the sale of 37 Thistle hotels in the mid-2000s, but the case is not due to be heard at the High Court until next year.

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Second chances for divorcing couples

A recent report from the Institute for American Values has offered concrete recommendations aimed at policy makers for modest ways to reduce unnecessary divorce.

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Temporary marriage licenses under consideration

Politicians in Mexico City have put forward proposals which, if implemented, will mean unhappy marriages can come to an end without the need for divorce, reports the Guardian.

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Love letters to combat divorce

A joint initiative has been launched by Beijing's Civil Affairs Bureau and China's post office to try and reduce the rising number of divorces in the country, reports the Telegraph.

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