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Nigella's 'quickie' divorce

The 10-year marriage of celebrity chef Nigella Lawson and millionaire art collector Charles Saatchi is a step closer after being granted a "quickie divorce" at the High Court.

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Saatchi and Lawson hearing lasted less than a minute

In a hearing at London's High Court which lasted less than a minute, District Judge Anne Aitken granted Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi a decree nisi - the first legal step to ending their 10-year marriage.

Saatchi, 70, and Lawson, 53, now have to wait for a decree absolute, which is usually issued six weeks and a day later, ending their marriage.

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