1. Women in Paris are finally allowed to wear pants – legally. The French Government has overturned a 200-year-old law that forbid women to wear trousers and required them to seek permission from police if they wanted to “dress like a man”. To overturn the law, the Minister of Women’s Rights argued it did not align with modern French values.
2. Peter Brett Cowan will go on trial for the abduction and murder of Queensland teenager Daniel Morcombe in 2003. Following a committal hearing that’s lasted almost three weeks, Mr Cowan was formally charged by the court. Judge Brendan Butler said: ”I am of the opinion the evidence is sufficient to put the defendant on trial.”