Labour sleaze twist: Tessa Jowell splits from husband
Mr Mills' lawyer said their marriage had been put under "strain" by the controversy over their finances.
Ms Jowell was recently cleared of breaching the ministers' code of conduct - because her husband did not tell her about a 344,000 pound gift.
Lawyer Mr Mills, 60, has denied taking the money as a bribe from Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Read more
db: Does this mean that her story is now credible? Those New Labour careerists would sell their own grandmother to hang on to their place in cabinet.