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'Quiet revolution' in civil partnerships


Campaigners are bringing a case to the European Court of Human Rights challenging the British law regarding marriages and civil partnerships.

Sophie Hutchinson reports on the different perceptions of the two institutions.

And one of those bringing the legal case, Ian Goggin, explains why he and his partner prefer civil partnership to a traditional marriage.

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