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Action on police response to domestic violence

The Home Secretary will be leading widespread action to improve the police response to victims of domestic violence and abuse after a report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) found systematic failings.

HMIC was commissioned by the Home Secretary in September 2013 to review all 43 police forces in England and Wales.

Findings from the report included a lack of visible leadership, frontline officers without the knowledge or experience to spot dangerous patterns of behaviour and a failure by some forces to collect evidence properly.

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Same sex weddings to happen soon in England

Same sex couples in England and Wales who wish to be among the first to marry have been able to give notice to their local register office from 13th March.

The UK Government has issued a reminder to couples that for most marriages or civil partnerships, couples need to give at least 16 days’ notice at their local register office, and there might be different rules for religious ceremonies.

Same sex couples who married abroad under foreign law and are currently treated as civil partners will be recognised as being married in England and Wales from 13th March 2014.

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The secret to finding love

The secret to finding love and sustaining a happy relationship is about being able to balance the books, not about how you look, according to consumer research conducted by NEST (National Employment Savings Trust).

The research, which surveyed UK adults in long term relationships or with recent experience of a long term relationship, found that almost half of us (45%) see good financial management as essential in our ideal long term partner. In fact ‘someone who manages their finances well’ comes ahead in the list of desirable qualities above some more obvious factors, such as good looks, wealth, the car they drive or whether they own their own home.

Once you’ve found The One, it seems managing your money is the way to keep them, with 89% saying ‘good financial planning’ is important for happy relationships.

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A ‘typical American family’ no longer exists

A recent study from Ohio State University has found that the ‘typical American family’ is a thing of the past.

Researchers found that the first decade of this century has seen dramatic changes to family structure in America, with people waiting longer to get married, many choosing to remain single, and a rise in divorce and remarriage rates.

Researchers were particularly troubled by how families are taking increasingly divergent paths.

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Same sex marriage becomes law in England

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill has completed its historic journey through Parliament and received Royal Assent on 17th July, officially making it law.

According to Women and Equalities Minister, Maria Miller, the first same sex wedding could take place by as early as summer 2014.

The Act, which applies to England and Wales, will:

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