France’s anti-gay marriage movement faced a damaging split on the eve of what may be its last massive demonstration against the law, passed last month.
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In France, a coalition of left-wing parties opposed to the ruling Socialist government say they drew 180,000 people to an outdoor rally in Paris on Sunday.
French President François Hollande celebrates his first year in office tomorrow, as his approval ratings are at their lowest.
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Disappointment and anger are this morning's key words after May Day demonstrations throughout France yesterday against a background of unemployment and economic crisis.
French lawmakers are expected to give their final approval to legalize same sex marriage and adoption this afternoon.
Disputes about marriage dominate this morning's front pages.
In 2012, student demonstrations protesting against a rise in tuition fees paralysed Montreal.
Tens of thousands took to the streets of Paris on Sunday in another round of demonstrations against the legalisation of gay marriage and adoption.