- A "glamorous" 70-year-old woman went into her doctor's office complaining of an eye infection. It turns out that she didn't have "dry eye" - a swab of in infected area showed she had chlamydia. In her eye.
Today the French parliament will vote on whether to ban women from wearing full veils in all public places — even in the street. Once passed through the lower house, the ban will be examined by France's constitutional watchdog.
• Women are making major headway in Czech politics. Weirdly, they have decide to celebrate this fact by releasing a racy calendar featuring photos of some of the leading female members of the Public Affairs party.