Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie have agreed on a record-breaking divorce settlement worth an estimated $36 billion. Ms Bezos will keep a 4 percent stake in Amazon and give up her interests in the Washington Post and space travel firm Blue Origin. The deal dwarfs the previous biggest divorce when Alec and Jocelyn Wildenstein settled for $3.8 billion.

TV anchor Lauren Sanchez, who is in a relationship with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, filed for divorce the day after Bezos’ divorce was finalized. Sanchez and talent agent Patrick Whitesell, her husband of 14 years, both filed divorce papers Friday. They’re seeking joint custody of their two kids.

Denmark has a reputation as one of the happiest countries in the world — but it also has the highest divorce rate in western Europe.

Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas are not having a good time with each other and the couple is already headed for a divorce, claims a magazine.

Jan 10: Amazon.com Inc founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, and his wife MacKenzie Bezos are divorcing after 25 years of marriage, the couple said on Twitter on Wednesday.

New law helping men file divorce cases

December 15, 2018 08:21 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 15: Amid reports of growing number of men seeking divorce across the country after the new civil code came into effect, Sindhupalchowk has not remained an exception in this regard. In the last four months since the code came into effect, 19 men in the district have already filed for divorce. According to the court officials, the number is constantly on the rise.

DAILEKH, Oct 26: Following the implementation of the new civil codes which allow husbands to file for divorce, the District Court, Dailekh has been receiving lots of divorce cases filed by men.

SURKHET, Oct 24: A year ago, Prem Rokaya of Chingad Rural Municipality of Surkhet submitted an application at the ward office demanding divorce from his wife. The case was forwarded to the judicial committee later. After repeated discussions at the ward office and judicial committee, the issue was settled temporarily through reconciliation.

6 men file for divorce in Okhaldhunga

September 30, 2018 06:29 am

OKHALDHUNGA, Sept 30: Six men in Okhadhunga have filed applications at the District Court seeking divorce after amendment in the civil code, which allows even the men to file application for divorce at courts. Section 94 and 96 of the Muluki Civil Code enforced about a month ago allows men to file cases for divorce directly at the court. Previously, men had to file cases for divorce at the local level first in order to register the cases at the court.

BHAIRAHAWA, Sept 25: In the past women used to initiate for divorce more than men did.  However, with the new law in practice, a number of men seeking divorce have increased suddenly. Against the average 40 to 45 divorce appeals filed per month in the past, this month the volume of such appeals reached 74 the district court of Rupandehi during the month of Bhadra. Experts ascribe the sudden surge to the newly enacted law.

DAILEKH, Aug 21: With the Muluki Ain (Civil Code) 2017 coming into force on August 17, a number of cases for divorce filed by males have suddenly gone up.

LONDON, Aug 3: A British court recognized Sharia law for the first time after a judge made a landmark ruling on a divorce case, which could have far reaching effects on Islamic marriage in the UK.

What grounds do people give for wanting a divorce?

ROLPA, July 25: In the past, marriage used to be a sacred bond for lifetime. But these days, this seems nothing more than a myth for the youths of Rolpa. This has been proved by the unexpectedly high number of divorce cases in the district.

July 24: Stormy Daniels, the adult-film actress suing President Donald Trump and his former attorney Michael Cohen, is divorcing her husband, Glendon Crain, her lawyer announced on Monday.

TULSIPUR, July 18: The Dang District Court, Deukhuri last fiscal year registered 640 cases related to divorce and the figure is the highest among the cases filed at the court in the period.

Divorce cases up in Salyan

July 13, 2018 10:24 am

SALYAN, July 13: Divorce cases have gone up in the district in recent years.

Trump continues to "enjoy' historic unpopularity, both at home and abroad. And by at home, we don't just mean in America -- we mean in his family.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Ganga of Sindhupalchowk got married at the age of 14. Her husband was very cruel. He used to beat her and have forceful sex. Raising voice against it was not possible, as her in-laws would not heed to her voice. At a very tender age, Ganga became a serious victim of sexual and domestic violence, she says.

Decoding divorce

March 2, 2018 08:19 am

One gets to hear news of divorces between couples from the Indian subcontinent who have settled abroad so often that unfortunately it doesn’t surprise anyone anymore.

Brexit-Britain's divorce issues

LOS ANGELES, Nov 4: Court records show Laurence Fishburne has filed for divorce from his wife of 15 years.

NEW DELHI, August 22: India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives as unconstitutional.

BAGLUNG, August 20: Cases of couples seeking divorce have increased in Baglung district in the last four years. In the fiscal year 2016-17, 138 cases among the total 489 cases filed at the District Court, Baglung were related to divorce cases.

Divorce rampant in Rolpa

August 2, 2017 02:19 am

ROLPA, August 1: In recent days, the number of young couples seeking divorce has increased rampantly in Rolpa.

The actor, who will get a 5.6 million pound divorce payout, has told friends she is “smitten” with Elon—the boss of electric car giant Tesla. They are now making plans together, The Mirror reported.

LOS ANGELES, Jan 10: Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt have reached an agreement to handle their divorce in a private forum and will work together to reunify their family, the actors announced in a joint statement Monday.

LOS ANGELES, Jan 4: Hollywood star Johnny Depp has claimed that Amber Heard is making a "blatant attempt to extend her 15 minutes of fame" through their divorce.

Professional British boxer Amir Khan’s father, Sajjad Khan accused his daughter-in-law of being a bad mother, in an interview to British Media.

Mumbai, Dec 2:  Bollywood actress Malaika Arora Khan and Arbaaz Khan attended their first counseling session after filing for divorce by mutual consent.

BANKE, Nov 9: “She lives in my heart. I am going to marry her.” A coy Rihana Seikh Dhapali smiled sweetly when Aman Sekh Dhapali uttered those lines. Aman was shy as well, though he was quite firm in his commitment. Rihana, who grabbed headlines in 2014 after her husband tired to burn her alive, and Seikh are madly in love. Both want to get married soon. However, there is an obstacle.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 24: Actress Angelina Jolie's children are helping her rethink how she handles herself in court during the divorce proceedings.

Marital break-up and divorce can cause physical ailments — including eczema and muscle pain — apart from emotional problems, suggests a new study.

LOS ANGELES, Sept 20:  Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt and is seeking custody of their six children, TMZ reported Tuesday, spelling the end for "Brangelina," one of Hollywood's highest-profile celebrity couples.

Are marriages made for divorce?

August 23, 2016 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, August 22: Marriages may be made in heaven. But in the capital city Kathmandu, people do not hesitate to break up their marriages for all manner of reasons.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 20: Actress Amber Heard's $7 million divorce settlement with estranged husband Johnny Depp is going to charity.

KATHMANDU, July 12: After deciding to pull out of the government, the CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal sent a letter to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. The letter ended the nearly nine-month-long UML-Maoist partnership, pushing the current Oli-led government into minority on Tuesday. Here is an unofficial translation of the letter.

MUMBAI, (India), July 3: Just hours after Shagufta Sayyd was married, her new husband told her he was having a relationship with another woman.

LONDON, June25: Britain's messy break-up with Europe will be the culmination of decades of  half-hearted and often hostile relations with neighbouring countries.

MUMBAI, June 21:Bollywood actor Karisma Kapoor and her estranged husband, business tycoon Sunjay Kapur, ended their ugly divorce battle on Friday and signed on a settlement before the Supreme Court. The couple had earlier reached an amicable solution on the financial aspect of their matrimonial dispute.