There was drama on the Promenade des Anglais beach in Nice, France on Tuesday when police officers armed with pepper spray and batons marched onto a beach today and ordered a middle-aged woman to strip off.
The woman, who was quietly sunbathing on the beach, was wearing the burkini, a Muslim beach burka that has been banned by French authorities. The beach is yards from the scene of the Bastille Day lorry attack.
According to Daily Mail, it is thought the woman was given a warning about the dress code on the beach and was handed an on-the-spot fine.
Just days ago, four women were fined 38 euros for wearing their burkinis on the beach in Cannes.