Forecast more >
High pressure is building in from the north as another surge of cooler air arrives Friday. The coolest weather of the Fall season is expected Saturday and Sunday with the chance of some patchy frost in the Lakes ...
Britain has legalized gay marrige
LONDON (AP) -- Britain has legalized gay marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave her royal stamp of approval.
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow told lawmakers that the royal assent had been given Wednesday -- the day after the bill to legalize same-sex marriage in England and Wales cleared Parliament.
The queen's approval was a formality. It clears the way for the first gay marriages next summer.
The bill enables gay couples to get married in both civil and religious ceremonies in England and Wales. It also will allow couples who had previously entered into a civil partnership to convert their relationship to a marriage.