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Severe punishment agreed for non-Scots wearing kilts at weddings

Any non-Scottish people caught wearing kilts at weddings face at least ten years’ hard labour in a Polish prison under a new EU ruling. Sales of kilts as far south as Devon have increased ten-fold in the last 15 years, a boom attributed to increasing amounts of men seeking to distinguish themselves in a wacky way in a large group of other people.

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Posted: Feb 14th, 2012
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‘Don’t Tell the Groom’ is a TV flop

A follow up to popular TV show ‘Don’t Tell the Bride’ has been cancelled after the first episode of ‘Don’t Tell the Groom’ failed to generate the same sort of emotional tension.

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Posted: Feb 8th, 2012
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Comment: Why my first four marriages are the ideal preparation for a fifth

‘What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. (Nice try though, Cathy, if you’re reading this.) The important thing is always to learn from what life throws at you, and you don’t get hitched a third of a dozen times without picking up a few pointers along the way.’

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Posted: Sep 12th, 2011
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Conservatives and Lib Dems unmasked in sham marriage clampdown

A Church of England crackdown on sham marriages has raised fundamental questions about the union of David Cameron and Nick Clegg who were married in a civil ceremony in May last year.

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Posted: Apr 13th, 2011
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Woman warns against clicking ‘I accept’ button on marriage website

women warned to be more careful in their lunch breaksDebbie Sanders, 26, of Chatham, warned today against the dangers of a new web-based marriage service. ‘My boyfriend Jason had suggested trying it out, so I went online during my lunch break to see what was involved. I’d always hankered after a church wedding actually, or perhaps the Maldives, and picking the bridesmaids’ dresses and things, but nothing ventured…

‘When I clicked on the link, it said, ‘Do you want to run the Marriage Wizard?’ I had to click ‘Yes’ to continue, and then on the next screen, without thinking, I clicked on ‘I accept’. Well, no one ever reads the licence agreement, do they. The next thing I knew, it said the Wizard had completed the marriage and would I like to register for updates.’

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Posted: Feb 8th, 2010
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