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#Divorce

It's over: Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher to divorce

The couple’s relationship became tabloid fodder in recent months as rumors swirled about Kutcher’s alleged infidelity

Kim Kardashian files for divorce...72 days after getting married

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries “Fairytale Wedding” has ended in divorce…just 72 days after it took place in front of millions of television viewers.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Messy divorce in the courts? There is a better way Opinion

Column: Messy divorce in the courts? There is a better way

A group of lawyers are pioneering a new kind of divorce, where the partners move past their anger and work together. Muriel Walls explains how it works.

Putting on weight? That could be marriage... or divorce

New research suggests both marriage and divorce can affect your waistline.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Beating the bullies in the Bishop's Palace Opinion

Column: Beating the bullies in the Bishop's Palace

One woman tells her story of being told by her husband of 13 years that he wanted their marriage annulled – and how she felt bullied by a two-hour inquestion by clerics to give it to him.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition Transgender

Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition

The Transgender Equality Network says recommendations for new legislation will force people who are married to make a choice between gender recognition and their relationship.

From TheJournal.ie Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers Courts

Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers

The Courts Service report for 2010 reveals that there has been an increase in drugs offences at the Circuit Criminal Court, an increase in child custody and access applications, and a decrease in separation and divorce.

Watch: How social media conquered the world - in four minutes

One in five couples meet online and the same number blame Facebook for their divorces, according to this new video on the power of social networking.

From TheJournal.ie Loss of libido a growing issue for Irish men Relationships

Loss of libido a growing issue for Irish men

Major Irish counselling service estimates sexual problems are issue for one-third of couples who seek advice.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In today’s Fix: Government minister warns of second bailout; Diarmuid Gavin’s multi-million euro garden; Tron resigns; Malta votes to legalise divorce; and Gabriel Byrne does Jedward, no really, he does…

From TheJournal.ie Malta votes to legalise divorce Malta

Malta votes to legalise divorce

Just over half of the 72 per cent who turned out to vote in Malta approved measures to introduce divorce legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Maltese voters go to polls on legalising divorce Malta

Maltese voters go to polls on legalising divorce

400,000 voters – the majority of them Catholic – will choose whether to allow divorce after four years of separation.

Guatemala's first lady to divorce husband - so she can take his job

Guatemalan law bans the current president’s family from trying to succeed him – so the Coloms are getting a divorce.

Facebook used as evidence in 20 per cent of US divorces

American lawyers are seeing an increase in the use of social media in divorce proceedings.

From TheJournal.ie State papers: Opposition proposed 'secret' Bill to grant divorce State Papers

State papers: Opposition proposed 'secret' Bill to grant divorce

Parties tabled a bill that would have led to a divorce referendum as early as 1980 – six years before one was held.

From TheJournal.ie We're still the second richest in the EU Stats

We're still the second richest in the EU

How did that happen? A new CSO report puts our relative wealth in second spot, despite the massive fall in GDP.

THE FORMER WIFE of world number one golfer Tiger Woods has broken her nine-month silence on their relationship in an interview with People magazine in the US.

Elin Nordegren, 30, was married to Woods for almost six years. The couple, who have two children together, finalised their divorce on Monday.

Nordegren said despite the difficulty of the past months, she now feels stronger than ever:

I have been through the stages of disbelief and shock, to anger and ultimately grief over the loss of the family I so badly wanted for my children.

She said now she feels “stronger than I ever have. I have confidence in my beliefs, my decisions and myself.”

Nordegren has moved out of the couple’s home with the two young children, both aged under four.

She said and Woods spent months trying to re-build their relationship, without success.

She also said that she had been completely taken by surprise by her husband’s infidelity. She said it was hard to think “you have this life, and then all of a sudden – was it a lie?”

The former model also clarified the events of the night that resulted in those revelations of infidelity.

There was never any violence inside or outside our home. The speculation that I would have used a golf club to hit him is just truly ridiculous.

Nordegren insists she used the club to pull Woods from his car after realising he was trapped inside.

WORLD NUMBER ONE GOLFER Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren have announced their divorce after almost six years of marriage.

The pair’s marriage fell apart in December after Woods was revealed as having been involved in a string of extra-marital affairs, which saw him lose a string of highly-paid endorsements.

Woods has since publically apologised for his affairs but his marriage to the Norweigan former model proved irreparable. Their marriage was dissolved in a court in Florida on Friday.

In a statement released through Woods’ website, the pair said:

We are sad that our marriage is over and we wish each other the very best for the future.

While we are no longer married, we are the parents of two wonderful children and their happiness has been, and will always be, of paramount importance to both of us.

Once we came to the decision that our marriage was at an end, the primary focus of our amicable discussions has been to ensure their future well-being.

The weeks and months ahead will not be easy for them as we adjust to a new family situation, which is why our privacy must be a principal concern.

It was reported earlier this summer that Woods and Nordegren had negotiated a $750m divorce settlement which would see Woods keep any further girlfriends away from their children, Sam (3) and Charlie (1).