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French MPs back gay marriage law

France's National Assembly has approved a law allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt children, after days of intense debate.

France's National Assembly has approved a law allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt children.

After days of intense debate, the bill was passed by 329 votes to 229. It must now win final approval in the Senate.

Beth McLeod reports.

  • 13 Feb
  • From the section Europe