In a small Bulgarian village romance comes from a wedding tradition that has survived for centuries. The party is huge, and the bride has to stand still for a very long time.
A gay senator has opened the debate in Australia’s parliament on legislation to lift a ban on same-sex marriage. Boosted by a nationwide public vote, the first LGBT couples could get wed before Christmas.
Police arrested 15 members of Lehava, a far-right extremist group opposed to inter-marriage between Israelis and Arabs. The arrests came after an undercover investigation by police.
Gay and lesbian couples have until now only been able to enter into registered partnerships with fewer legal rights than heterosexual couples. That all changed on Sunday as same-sex marriage became legal in Germany.
Berlin is not La La Land. Thanks to local bureaucracy, engaged couples have a tough time tying the knot in Berlin - and not due to cold feet. Columnist Gero Schliess laments the city's lack of love.
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