And finally… faux pas

One of the oldest beauty pageants in the world is being sued over allegations that it is breaking employment laws by judging applicants on their looks.

Feminist organisation Osez le Féminisme has launched the lawsuit against the producers of the 101-year-old Miss France pageant, Insider reports.

Lawyers for the group believe that contestants in the pageant can be considered workers under French employment law.

The case will focus on entry criteria for the pageant, which include rules around height, tattoos and plastic surgery – as well as banning married applicants or those with children.

Violaine De Filippis-Abate, the lawyer representing the group, said French law prevents employers from discriminating on the basis of “morals, age, family status or physical appearance”.

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