A Czech court has made a landmark ruling in favour of same-sex adoption.
The ruling was made in a case involving 10-year-old twins adopted by a Czech-French couple.
The Czech man and his French husband adopted the boys as new-born babies in San Francisco, where they live.
However, the children spend their holidays with their grandmother in the Czech Republic, where their fathers previously had no rights over them.
Their Czech father told the Mladá fronta Dnes newspaper that the ruling meant his children would be granted Czech citizenship, which would make traveling to Europe a lot easier.
The landmark decision was allowed by a change in the law, whereby Czech courts may recognize foreign rulings on adoption, and sets a precedent for other gay couples in the Czech Republic.