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Gallery: Valentine’s Day around the world

Couples across the globe have been celebrating Valentine’s Day in some usual and unusual ways.

LOVE IS IN the air all over the world today as couples have been celebrating St Valentine’s Day.

From underwater weddings to tender moments in the city of love, TheJournal.ie brings you some pictures of how people around the world celebrated this day of love.

Gallery: Valentine’s Day around the world
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  • Russia

    Couples share a tender moment during a flash mob to mark Valentine's Day in St.Petersburg, Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
  • India

    An Indian couple share a moment as a boat passes by on the river Brahamaputra, Gauhati, India. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
  • France

    French lovers kiss on Valentine's day in front of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon )
  • Palestine

    Palestinians buy flowers for Valentine's Day in a shop in Gaza City (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
  • UK

    Aquarists James Oliver and Kathryn O'Connor at the Sea Life London Aquarium proved just how deep their love was by tying the knot today. (John Phillips/UK Press/Press Association Images)
  • China

    A Chinese lesbian couple kisses in front of journalists. Beijing's gay and lesbian community celebrated Valentine's Day by calling for greater gay rights in China on Monday in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
  • Philippines

    Newly-wed Filipino couples kiss during ceremonies at a mass wedding in the suburban city of Taguig, south of Manila. About 140 couples joined the mass wedding sponsored by local government officials. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
  • Bulgaria

    A Bulgarian carries red heart balloon for Valentine's day as he passes by a column decorated with hearts in Sofia. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)

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