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Latest update : 2014-05-21

'Divorce of the century'

There is extensive coverage of Sunday's elections to the European Parliament: the impact of the strong euro, concern about jobs. One paper leads on what it says is the "divorce of the century". Also, a Swiss court has decided to award Elena Rybolovleva more than three billion euros in a divorce settlement. Her 23-year marriage to Russian billionaire oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev, owner of AS Monaco, fell apart years ago. The result after five years of wrangling: the biggest divorce settlement ever.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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