Couples marry during a massive wedding ceremony at the Maracanazinho gymnasium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Free wedding for thousands of Brazilian couples in Rio

Thousands of Brazilian couples were married in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday in the biggest mass wedding in the city's history.

The annual event means couples who have been living together for years can tie the knot free of charge - but only if they meet the criteria.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

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