Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson did not attend the hearing at the High Court.
A district judge listened as an assistant read out Lawson and Saatchi's names together with those of 14 other divorcing couples.
The judge asked: "Does any party or person wish to show cause against decrees being made or in the question of costs?"
A decree nisi is a statement saying the court sees no reason why a divorce cannot be granted.It is thought the divorce will be rubber-stamped some time in September.
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