Bill and Melinda Gates divorce after 27 years – BBC News

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    The billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates have announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage, saying “we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple”.

    “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the pair tweeted.

    They first met in the 1980s when Melinda joined Bill’s Microsoft firm.

    The couple jointly run the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation which has spent billions fighting causes such as infectious diseases and encouraging vaccinations in children.

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