Extramarital affairs are cited as the most common reason for divorce in the UK and Wales, accounting for 29 per cent of break ups, a survey revealed on Monday. “Mid-life” crisis are reportedly blamed for this increase. Family strains were reportedly the third most common cause of marital break-up.

Apparently Brits are hiring private investigators to trail suspicious spouses and go to great lengths to find out the truth, even though it hurts.

Sir Mark Potter, president of high court’s family division, acknowledged that London has become “the divorce capital of the world.”