Luigi Brugnaro recently removed 49 children's books from schools that made reference to gay marriage
The singer later invited one member of staff up on stage for a hug
The musician and Aids campaigner told Congress it has the power to end the disease
The glasses, valued at more than £1,200, were recovered by police in Southaven, Mississippi
Singer offers support to former Olympian and Kim Kardashian's stepdad
Musicians release joint statement following reports of inmates' treatment in Georgia prisons
The fashion designers had labelled IVF babies as 'synthetic children' from 'wombs to rent'
Singer-songwriter married David Furnish on December 21
Couple tie knot on 9th anniversary of their civil partnership
The singer speaks out about Russia's views of homosexuality in St Petersburg
"Elton will not be favouring any party," says spokesman
Singer is meeting Vladimir Putin to discuss gay rights in Russia
The pair will wed in May
Watch as musician and partner Bernie Taupin revisit 1973 album
A deluxe edition of the 1973 album will be released on March 24
Putin describes John as an 'oustanding musician' ahead of Winter Olympics
'Rocket Man' singer says he was 'sad to learn' of the law banning 'propaganda of homosexuality'
The show will go ahead despite fears over a law banning 'gay propaganda'
Singer is due to perform at Moscow's Crocus City Hall on Friday (December 6)
Singer made comments while filming 'The Graham Norton Show'