Germany: Anguish for Merkel As Same Sex Couples Win Tax Breaks

Germany‚Äôs top court has told Angela Merkel same-sex partners in civil unions the right to the same tax benefits as married heterosexual couples. Ruling today (6 June), the Federal Constitutional Court said their judgment would apply retroactively to 1 August 2001. This could mean millions could be making its way to gay couples in civil […]