Unions that have stood the test of time

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Unions that have stood the test of time

Cupid struck for Emma Bunton and Jade Jones at the height of the Spice Girls mania in the Nineties when they were 21 and 18.

Not exactly the right moment to find a lasting connection you might think.

But explaining their bond, the former Baby Spice says: "We're really good friends – the best of friends – and we genuinely enjoy each other's company. We talk about everything."

Or as the Damage frontman put it: "We've learned together, grown together – you become like one"

Their love was sealed in 2011 with his proposal and the birth of the second of their two boys