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Celebrating Civil Partnership

The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) in Ireland has marked the huge success of civil partnerships and the 2nd anniversary of the Dáil and Seanad passing the civil partnership legislation.

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Births, marriages and other vital events

The Registrar General for Scotland has published provisional figures for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships registered during the first quarter of 2012.

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Court of Appeal rules in civil partnership split

A business man has won his appeal to the Court of Appeal in England over the amount of money awarded in a 'divorce' settlement to his former civil partner, reports the Herald.

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Civil partnerships in Ireland

The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network has published figures on the lesbian and gay couples who entered civil partnerships in Ireland in 2011.

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Civil partners win against gay discrimination appeal

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has successfully defended an appeal in the English Court of Appeal against a ruling in the County Court which found that hotel owners had directly discriminated against a gay couple.

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Commission responds to same sex marriage consultation

The Scottish Human Rights Commission (the Commission), in a response to the Scottish Government consultation on same sex marriage, has called for same sex couples to be allowed to legally marry in Scotland.

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Statistics on Scottish births, deaths and marriages

A recent publication from the Registrar General for Scotland has revealed provisional figures for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships registered during the third quarter of 2011.

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