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25th Apr 2018

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Italian court recognises gay couple as dads of surrogate-born kids

Italian courts recognised on Tuesday for the first time that both members of a gay couple can be considered fathers of children born abroad via a surrogate mother, Italian media articolo29.it reported. The case was about a couple who had two children born via surrogates in the United States. Two years ago, a child was taken from its parents who had paid a surrogate mother in Ukraine.

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Spain makes bid for EU naval HQ

Spanish special forces seized a boat from African 'pirates' as diplomats watched on Monday, in a drill marking Spain's bid to grab a top EU military mission from the UK.

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