Legal Alien: A Scotsman in Montreal

It's not you, it's me

Highlights from the Guardian's Top 15 Worst Ways to Dump Your Partner:

3. Newt Gingrich

Former speaker of US House of Representatives, big on family values, who visited his wife in hospital the day after she underwent surgery for cancer, to discuss the terms of their divorce.

4. Daniel Day Lewis

Informed his then-pregnant partner, Isabelle Adjani, by fax that he was leaving her.

13. Matt Damon

The US actor dumped Minnie Driver - whom he had met filming Good Will Hunting - live to the American nation on the Oprah Winfrey chat show.