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Gay marriage legalised at midnight in England and Wales

28 March 2014 Last updated at 22:49 GMT

From midnight same sex couples in England and Wales who want to have a wedding, not a civil partnership, can have one.

The government's controversial legislation was passed last summer, and some weddings take place in the early hours of the morning.

Reeta Chakrabarti reports.