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marriage

The legal joining of two adults.
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A basic register office "baptism" will cost around pounds 60, about the same as a civil wedding.
We have already received 400 bookings for civil weddings for 2014, mainly from British couples," she said.
The Government was forced to defend the legality of the civil wedding and the Queen was accused of snubbing the ceremony, after it emerged she and the Duke of Edinburgh would not see the couple take their vows
She carried on with the civil wedding and claims that is why she lost her job.
Stately homes, castles and luxury hotels are attracting young romantics from as far afield as London and the South East as well as dozens of couples from the region Cheshire has nearly 100 buildings registered to host civil wedding ceremonies, more than any other local authority in the North West, and the highest number for a county of its size anywhere in the UK.
Paphos Mayor, Savvas Vergas said: "We believe many Israelis will visit Paphos this year not only for their holidays, but also for their civil wedding ceremonies.
Prince William and Prince Harry, along with Mrs Parker Bowles'schildren, Tom and Laura, will be present at the April 8 civil wedding in the Guildhall at Windsor, it is understood.
The wording of the service and the fees are the same as for a civil wedding service.
THE AYIA Napa and Paralimni municipalities were up in arms yesterday over the state's intention to ban civil wedding ceremonies from being conducted at hotels.
Mrs Lingard said she then revealed that she had decided to cancel the church service and go ahead with the original plans for the civil wedding only.
At the moment, anyone who chooses a civil wedding has to pick someone off the registrar's list.
A pub at the foot of the Lickey Hills held its first civil wedding this weekend for outdoor enthusiasts who fell in love there.