First Scientology marriage in London

A couple who won a human rights case in the UK's highest court will marry in a Church of Scientology chapel in London tomorrow.

Louisa Hodkin and Alessandro Calcioli, both 25, began making plans after the Supreme Court ruled that a Scientology church was a "place of meeting for religious worship".

Miss Hodkin took legal action after the registrar general of births, deaths and marriages refused to register the London Church Chapel for the solemnisation of marriages under the 1855 Places of Worship Registration Act - because it was not a place for "religious worship".

She said today that she was "extremely happy" and proud that her victory had ended "inequality".