The former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson has separated from his wife Marina Wheeler, and they are now set to be divorced.

Johnson, who is also a former London Mayor, has been living apart from Wheeler for the past few months, the Sun reported.

The pair have been married for 25 years.

A number of UK outlets are reporting this morning that Johnson faces claims of alleged infidelity which have led to the split.

In a joint statement, Johnson and Wheeler said: “Several months ago, after 25 years of marriage, we decided it was in our best interests to separate.

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Source: The Journal