A coffee shop has a bikini dress code that the female boss claims is “empowering” but a city councilman has argued exploits women.
The uniform sees the women don bikinis or underwear, with some choosing to simply have colorful stickers over their nipples, as they serve coffee from a stand in Washington.
A Danish prince was temporarily denied entry to a bar in the Australian city of Brisbane because he did not have proper identification, local media say.
Crown Prince Frederik, 49, and his entourage were reportedly only able to get into the bar with the help of diplomatic protection police officers.
They are said to have told staff proof of ID in this case was not necessary.
Turkish police have said they were working with Australian authorities to investigate a foiled plot to bomb an Etihad Airways flight using explosives which Canberra said were flown in from Turkey.
In a statement issued late on Aug. 5, police said they had contacted Australian authorities as soon as they received news of the foiled plot.
Two men have been charged with terrorism offences in Sydney for their alleged plot to blow up a passenger plane, according to the Independent.
A 49-year-old man and a 32-year-old man have been charged with two counts of acts in preparation for, or planning, a terrorist act, the Australian Federal Police said.
Four men accused of plotting to bring down a plane planned to use poisonous gas or a crude bomb disguised as a meat mincer, reports said on July 31, with Australian officials calling preparations "advanced."
The men -- reportedly two Lebanese-Australian fathers and their sons -- were arrested in raids across Sydney on July 29 evening.