Germany: First same-sex couples marry 


Germans celebrated today as the first same-sex couples married after the law was changed to legalise the unions.

Karl Kreile and Bodo Mende, together for 38 years before they tied the knot, got married in Berlin today.

They are believed to be the first same-sex couple to marry under the new law.

They married at the Schoneberg, Berlin town hall at 09:30 local time.

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