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Gay marriage subject to free vote

CONSERVATIVE MPs will be given a free vote on the legalisation of same-sex marriage. Among those opposing the move is the Northern Ireland Secretary, Owen Paterson, who told a constituent on 16 May that, “having considered the matter carefully”, he could not support it. The Home Secretary, Theresa May, has, however, published a video message for the Out4Marriage campaign, in which she said that legalising same-sex marriage would make ...

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Fri 25 Jul 14 @ 12:00
Moves for peace in Gaza matches by appeals for aid http://t.co/AWtMuha6ns

Fri 25 Jul 14 @ 11:56
RT @BishopAngaelosMy statement regarding #Mosul #Christians http://t.co/TEIfZVZcfx, thankful for courageous #Muslim voices. Praying #Liberty for all. #Iraq