Judge rules Max Clifford's marriage is over

Max Clifford's marriage has come to an end after a judge granted the PR expert and his wife Jo a decree nisi at the Central Family Court in London.

Neither was at the hearing.

Publicist Max Clifford outside Southwark Crown Court in London in April.

Lawyer Raymond Tooth, who represented Mrs Clifford, said after the hearing, which lasted less than two minutes: "Everything has been settled amicably."

Lawyer Lucy Sparks, who represented Clifford, said: "No comment."

Clifford, 71, was given an eight-year jail term earlier this month at Southwark Crown Court after being convicted of a string of indecent assaults on four women between 1977 and 1984.