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Germany votes to legalise gay marriage

Germany has voted to legalise gay marriage in a snap decision on legislationĀ just days after Angela Merkel said she no longer opposed the vote and let her party members vote with their conscience. The bill, which gives gay couples the right to marry, was backed by 393 membersĀ of parliament (known as the Bundestag), with 262

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Germany to consider vote on gay marriage

Politicians in Germany are pressing the Chancellor, Angela Merkel, for a vote in parliament on gay marriage after she suggested that her party may now be in favour of it. Mrs Merkel signalled that she supported a ‘decision of conscience’ on gay marriage, alluding that her party no longer opposes the matter. While Merkel’s party,