Ireland `changed utterly` by gay marriage vote: Press

Ireland`s newspapers said Sunday that the country had dramatically changed and confirmed its emergence from the shadow of the traditionally powerful Catholic Church by voting in favour of gay marriage.

First same-sex weddings take place in Scotland

 Scotland`s first same-sex weddings took place Wednesday after a new gay marriage law came into effect earlier this month.

Sarkozy says France`s gay marriage law should be scrapped

 Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, who has embarked on a political comeback, on Saturday said France`s gay marriage law should be scrapped, in his strongest comment yet on the controversial issue.

Elton John to `celebrate` gay marriage law

Singer Elton John, who will exchange wedding vows with partner David Furnish in May, says that they will "celebrate" the law allowing same-sex marriage with their marriage.

Elton John to ``celebrate`` gay marriage law

Singer Elton John, who will exchange wedding vows with partner David Furnish in May, says that they will "celebrate" the law allowing same-sex marriage with their marriage.

French Parliament adopts landmark gay marriage law

The French parliament on Tuesday defied months of angry protests by approving a bill that is to make France the 14th country worldwide to legalise same-sex marriages.

US President hails New York gay marriage law

Barack Obama refused to say whether the time had come for a nationwide policy allowing gay marriage.