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Civil partnership landmark for IoM

London couple travelling over for their ceremony

The Isle of Man is once again set to be part of history when it comes to different-sex civil partnerships.

Last week saw the first one in the British Isles take place here, when Island residents Adeline Cosson and Kieran Hodgson had their ceremony.

Today a couple from London, Claire Beale and Martin Loat, will become the first United Kingdom-based heterosexual couple to enter into a civil partnership in the British Isles.

The UK currently does not allow or recognise these.

Martin says there has been a lot of interest from the media there:

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