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The rise of the 'late late' marriage

Bob Geldof recently married long-term partner Jeanne Marine.

Pledging your troth when bits are falling off you is much braver then getting hitched in your 20s or 30s.

Boutique wedding fair this Saturday

Waiheke bride. Flowers by Virginia Thompson. Photo: Emma Hughes

The Waiheke Wedding Fair on May 2 will feature four styled zones.

Introducing James & Laura-Alice gallery

James & Laura-Alice

These high-school sweethearts were separated by university - until the day a mutual friend reunited them . . .

They know how to throw a wedding

All the Knowles women at Tina's wedding.

The best part about Tina Knowles' super-glam bash? Beyonce put the whole album online (and Blue totally stole the show).

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Laura & Damien

He admired her from afar when they were teens, but it was seven years until this pair had the chance to finally hit it off.

Trophy wives - then & now

Amal Clooney, Mrs Oscar Wilde, Kim Kardashian - the many faces of 'trophy wives'.

They used to be smarter, better rounded and more cultured than those we associate with the term today.

Arranged marriages on reality TV video

Michelle stars on Married At First Sight.

Married at First Sight is a genuine social experiment, say its creators. Protesters disagree.

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Clarissa & James

This long-time couple dodged a storm to tie the knot in a "perfect" outdoor ceremony - thanks to a little bit of magic.

Band help fan pull off epic proposal video

The newly engaged Richie and Lizzie (centre) with Irish rock band Kodaline.

This pair met at a Kodaline concert - so what better way to pop the question than by roping in the band itself?

Greatest wedding venue ever? video

Kiwi couples are lining up to get married in this living, green church in the Waikato.

Kiwi couples are lining up to get married in this living, green church in the Waikato.

Andy Murray weds sweetheart Sear in hometown

Andy Murray and Kim Sears leave Dunblane Cathedral after their wedding.

Thousands lined the streets of Andy Murray's home town when the tennis star married his his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears.

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Miranda & Matt

Their first meeting was like something out of Harry Potter, and their big day was just as magical.

Scrubs stars' gay pizza pledge

Scrubs stars Zach Braff and Donald Faison have pledged to cater for gay weddings after one American restaurant said it would not.

"You want pizza for your gay wedding? We'll make it for you," promises Zach Braff - after one restaurant said it would not.

A wedding present she'll never forget

Take That's Gary Barlow surprised superfan Danielle Jones with a performance at her wedding.

Superfan of British band Take That "nearly collapsed" after star Gary Barlow serenaded her on her big day.

Nicky Watson and Paleo Pete to wed?

Nicky Watson

Glamour girl's friends and family are gathering in Sydney for expected celebrity wedding.

Introducing Kate & Ashleigh gallery

Kate & Ashleigh.

Their year had been marked by tragedy and stress, but their big day was full of nothing but beautiful, heartfelt touches.

Introducing Josef & Emily gallery


A helicopter ride, a rapped speech and the sweetest present from the groom... this is one picture-perfect big day.

Pastry chef takes the cake video

Let them eat cake: Hippopotamus head chef Laurent Loudeac has enlisted the help of pastry chef David Cadoret to create a sumptuous opera cake for his wedding this weekend.

It's probably no surprise that classically trained French chef Laurent Loudeac is catering his own wedding but he's wisely left the hard part – the cake – to top pastry chef David Cadoret.

Ed Sheeran, the wedding singer

THE WEDDING SINGER: Thinking Out Loud hitmaker Ed Sheeran with newlyweds Matt and Kya.

British singer surprises Australian couple with a performance at their wedding.

Cutest proposal video ever - actually video

WILL YOU ... Seriously, how could you say no to these three?

Yes, many gone-viral 'will you by my betrothed?' videos are lauded as the 'cutest ever'. But this one actually is.

Elliott would spend winnings on sis

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Grant Elliott reacts to hitting the winning six of the second to last ball as bowler Dale Steyn shows the contrast of emotions  during the  ICC Cricket World Cup Semi Final Match played between South Africa and New Zealand at Eden Park in Auckland on 24th March 2015.

Cricket World Cup hero says he'll pay for his sister Kate's honeymoon if NZ lift the trophy in Melbourne.

Couple's balloon photo op

Newly married Malaysian couple Andrew Ong and June Chin pose for a wedding picture at the start of the Balloons Over Waikato festival.

Photos aren't uncommon at Balloons Over Waikato but brides and grooms are.

Two adorable girls help their dad with heartwarming marriage proposal

Scott Worgan made a heartwarming video with his two daughters, Scarlett, three and Sienna, 20 months.

In true Love Actually style, these two girls from Australia helped their dad with his marriage proposal.

Lofty love caught in pics gallery

PHOTO OPP: An extended wedding shoot culminated in pictures taken at Balloons over Waikato.

A Malaysian couple's extended wedding photo shoot draws to a close high above Waikato in a hot air balloon.

Couple get married, all over the world

Photo: FACEBOOK/cheetahplattaerialartist

As if one wedding isn't enough to organise, this couple are getting married, repeatedly, all over the world. 

The secret many new brides are hiding

POST-WEDDING BLUES: For brides, postnuptial blues can range from temporary sadness and discontent to full-blown depression.

Many women are seduced by the fantasy of weddings, and post-wedding blues is a real phenomenon.

Introducing Luke & Samantha gallery

Luke & Samantha

Sparks didn't fly when they first met, but this couple managed to turn a fleeting meeting into lifelong love.

Introducing Jonathan & Visha gallery

Photos by Kent Yu Photography.

First an office friendship, then love, a Fiji proposal and a vintage-style wedding with a T-rex photo.

Man proposes 365 times video

THAT'S SOME DEDICATION: The day Dean Smith realised he wanted to marry his girlfriend. And so a year-long project began ...

He decided he wanted to marry her a year ago. And so began the most epic proposal the Internet has ever seen.

A rain-free wedding - guaranteed

TIE THE KNOT WITH HI-TECH: Could "rain on your wedding day" be a thing of the past?

All it takes is one company, one meteorologist, a pilot, a bunch of silver iodide ... and a spare $300k.

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