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Shane and Liz to cross globe for 'double' wedding

LIZ Hurley and fiance Shane Warne are planning wedding celebrations in Britain and Australia when they tie the knot next year.

The pair - who posed for Hello! magazine in Sri Lanka in matching white outfits, echoing 42-year-old Warne's cricket gear - said the dual celebrations are to allow their family and friends the chance to attend.

"We are very mindful of the fact that our loved ones live at opposite ends of the world," said Warne, whose three children Brooke (14), Jackson (12) and Summer (10) live with his ex-wife in Melbourne.

Mum-of-one Hurley (46) said of her partner: "I am extremely happy when I'm with Shane. We are very similar in many ways."


Hurley - who was previously married to businessman Arun Nayar - announced her engagement last October. She said her 10-year-old son Damian has been delighted to have "three new playmates on tap" when Warne - who is now at Hurley's Gloucestershire farm in England - has his children around.

Warne said of their relationship: "I think we just 'get' each other and it feels like we have known one another for ever. I understand why Elizabeth and I getting together initially seemed strange to some people and why it created a lot of interest. We are from different worlds."