A Russian beauty queen whose marriage to the former king of Malaysia collapsed weeks after she gave birth is launching a legal battle against her ex-husband to get an increase on a ‘derisory’ £1,200 a month child maintenance payment.

London-based Oksana Voevodina, 30, has been in contact with a team of British lawyers in a bid to settle a long-running bitter dispute over the future of their three year old son.

Lawyers for Voevodina argued the monthly amount was not enough considering her ex-husband, Sultan Muhammed V, was ‘extremely wealthy. Read more on…dailymail