Monday, 8 February 2010

The Odd Couple

News in yesterday's Daily Mail that historian Niall Ferguson has brought his marriage to a conclusive and high-profile end:

The Harvard professor has left his wife for Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a glamorous Somali lawyer threatened with death for scripting a film critical of Islam.

Our favourite quote was definitely the one from Belinda Luscombe, the editor of the Mail on Sunday Magazine's arts editor:

In all the years I have known Ayaan, she's never had a boyfriend. She's gorgeous, but with a fatwa, it's tricky to find guys.

Read the article in full on the Daily Mail website.

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