Some couples are allowed emergency hospital weddings, others are denied the right. Kate Hilpern reports on the growing case for a compassionate cutting of the red tape
I met Stephen when I was at university. A few years older than myself, he was a junior doctor at the local hospital (friend-of-a-friend type thing). I was bowled over by what I thought was his charm and sophistication; I later came to realise that he was manipulative and cold – but more of that later.