Tag Archives: Marriage

20Aug/17

Woman’s long-lost ring found on carrot in vegetable patch

ARMENA, ALBERTA, CANADA (AUGUST 16, 2017) (CBC) – Alberta resident, Mary Grams, found her long-lost ring on a carrot growing in her vegetable patch. Grams lost her diamond engagement ring in 2004 while pulling weeds on her family farm in Armena, Alberta, CBC reported. Continue reading

15Jun/17

Colombia recognises first three-man marriage as legal

SHOWS: MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA (JUNE 12, 2017) (RCN TV) – Three men in Colombia have gained legal recognition for a “polyamorous” marriage, a first for the conservative Catholic country. Continue reading

12Feb/17

Won’t solemnise weddings without proof of toilets, declare Muslim imams in northern India

In a unique move, over 1,200 Muslim imams in India’s northern Haryana state declare that they will not solemnise a wedding without proofs of toilets at the residences of prospective brides and grooms.
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20Sep/16

Angelina Jolie seeks divorce from Brad Pitt, ending Hollywood power couple

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt and seeks full physical custody of their six children with visitation rights for Pitt.

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27Nov/15

Number of African child brides to soar by 2050 as population grows: U.N.

In a new report released by U.N. Children’s Agency (UNICEF), the organisation warns that the number of child brides in Africa could more than double to 310 million by 2050, if current practices continue. Just over one in three African girls marry before the age of 18, most commonly in poor, rural families which often receive a bride price or dowry in exchange for their daughter.

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24Aug/15

Florida State Attorney Jeffrey Ashton says he committed no crime on the cheating website, Ashley Madison, and will not resign

Florida State Attorney Jeffrey Ashton says he committed no crime on the Ashley Madison infidelity website and will not resign his post.

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06Jul/15

Wife carrying world championships held in Finland

SONKAJÄRVI, FINLAND (REUTERS) – For brides who want to relive the joy of being carried over the threshold on their wedding night, they can!

The 20th annual Wife Carrying World Championship in central Finland featured 60 couples from 14 countries, drawing more than 8,000 spectators.
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15Mar/15

Indian bride calls off wedding as groom fails maths test

An Indian bride walks out of her arranged wedding after the groom fails to solve a simple mathematics problem in northern state of Uttar Pradesh.

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