| 28 May 2024, Tuesday |

Britain’s cabinet office minister and wife to divorce

Britain’s cabinet office minister Michael Gove has separated from his wife and they are planning to divorce, the couple spokesperson said on Friday.

“It is an entirely amicable separation and there is no one else involved. They have drifted apart over the past couple of years but they remain friends,” said the spokesperson for Gove and his wife Sarah Vine, a well-known journalist.

The spokesperson said they had “agreed to separate” and are “in the process of finalizing their divorce”.

“They will continue to support their two children and they remain close friends,” the spokesperson said. “The family politely ask for privacy at this time and will not be providing any further comment.”

  • Reuters