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  • 1st March 2013

    Sweden: Married Ugandan men receive permission to stay after death threats from home 17

    Lawrence Kaala and Jimmy Sserwadda are overjoyed that they will be able to remain together

    6:28 PM — The couple whose separation in Uganda and eventual reunion and marriage in Sweden made international news have learnt that they have both been granted asylum.

  • 18th January 2011

    Gay couple win case over hotel ban 549

    The hotel owners lost the case

    10:34 AM — A gay couple have won their case against the owners of a hotel after being refused a double room. Martin Hall and Steven Preddy, who are civil partners, sued devout Christians Peter and Hazelmary Bull for sexual orientation discrimination.

  • 17th January 2011

    Ruling expected on gay hotel ban 22

    A judge will rule on the case tomorrow

    5:09 PM — A judge is expected to rule tomorrow (Tuesday) on whether a hotel can lawfully bar gay couples. Peter and Hazelmary Bull, who own the Chymorvah Private Hotel in Cornwall, are being sued for discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation by a gay couple.

  • 8th December 2010

    Hotel owners sued after banning gay couple from sharing a room 136

    The hotel's owners said they barred all unmarried couples from sharing rooms

    11:04 AM — The Christian owners of a seaside hotel are being sued by a gay couple they refused a double room to. Peter and Hazelmary Bull, who own the Chymorvah Private Hotel in Cornwall, refused to let civil partners Martin Hall and Steven Preddy stay in a room with a double bed in 2008.

  • 11th January 2010

    Cameron sets out commitment on tax breaks for civil partners 26

    Cameron said gay civil partners would be given the same benefits

    4:16 PM — Tory leader David Cameron has said he will give gay couples in civil partnerships the same tax benefits his party will give to married couples.

  • 15th December 2009

    Lesbian couple win UK appeal over Gibraltar’s housing policy 2

    The couple won their case in the UK

    4:11 PM — A lesbian couple who were refused a joint tenancy in government housing in Gibraltar have won their UK appeal. Three years ago, the Housing Allocation Committee refused to grant the unnamed couple a joint tenancy on the basis that they were unmarried.

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