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The Week Trending - China's Divorce Rates On The Rise As Couples Spend "Too Much Time Together" During Lockdown

The coronavirus outbreak appears to have taken its toll on couples across China, as the country's di...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:14 PM - 3 Apr 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Week Trending - China's Divorce Rates On The Rise As Couples Spend "Too Much Time Together" During Lockdown

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:14 PM - 3 Apr 2020

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The coronavirus outbreak appears to have taken its toll on couples across China, as the country's divorce rates are reported to have increased significantly.

Couples are filing for divorce in large numbers after apparently spending too much time together at home during the lockdown, and divorce lawyers in the UK and United States are bracing themselves for a similar spike in cases.

Roe McDermott and Niall Shanahan joined us for The Week Trending to discuss this and some of the other stories making the news this week.

Listen to the interview in full by pressing the play button on this page.


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