Gay marriage opponents stage big protests in Paris
Hundreds of thousands opponents of same-sex marriage have marched through central Paris against a reform the unpopular French government passed last month.
Large park grounds around Les Invalides monument were full of protesters waving pink and blue flags, while far-right activists clashed with police at the end of the march.
The protests came as a sexually-explicit lesbian love story won the Cannes film festival's prestigious Palme d'Or.
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