Live: France's first gay wedding

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France's first same-sex marriage is taking place - 24 hours after the legislation was officially made law.

Extra police have been drafted in for the ceremony in the southern city of Montpellier.

Vincent Autin, 40, and Bruno Boileau, 30, are exchanging vows at the city hall in the presence of hundreds of guests.

This broadcast contains flash photography. Ceremony will be broadcast in French only

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