March 17, 2008 15:35

Paul McCartney and Heather Mills in £24.3m divorce

Beatle's divorce is finally settled

Paul McCartney and Heather Mills in £24.3m divorce
Sir Paul McCartney will award £24.3 million to estranged wife Heather Mills after their protracted divorce settlement reached a conclusion today (March 17).

The hearing held at London's High Court marked the end of a long-running, public dispute between the pair.

Details about the settlement were also revealed showing that Mills had originally requested £125 million from her collapsed relationship with McCartney, whose initial offer was £15.8 million.

Speaking outside the hearing Mills said "it was an incredible result to secure mine and my daughter's future".

A spokesman for the ex-Beatle confirmed McCartney would not be commenting on the settlement, reports BBC News.

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