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Muslim Women Refuses to Be Served In A Paris Restaurant
A video showing two women being treated unjustly because of their religion has gone viral, the incident occured in France (at Le Cenacle restaurant in Tremblay-en-France on Saturday night.)
The man was heard telling the the hijab-wearing women: "Terrorists are Muslims and all Muslims are terrorists."
He has tendered an apology to a group who gathered outside his restaurant on Sunday.
He said he had "got out of hand" due to the current tensions around the issue of wearing burkinis on French beaches, but also because he had a friend who had died at the Bataclan concert centre attack last November, Le Parisien reported (in French).
The local prosecutors' office told the paper that it had opened an investigation into racial discrimination.
The video was secretly filmed by one of the women.
The authorities have come out to say they are investigating the incidence in line with racism.
Cape Town - A new survey conducted by GoEuro has revealed that Cape Town ranks 31st among the most expensive cities in the world for accommodation.
price index study covered 60 000 properties - including Airbnb, 1 to 5
star hotels as well as hostels - in 150 different cities in order to
analyse the price effect on the industry and how this affects
Unsurprisingly the index noted that many travellers
are favouring shared accommodation options like Airbnb and hostels over
traditional hotels. Another interesting point they picked up on, is the
fact that millennials are taking a greater share of the market, helping
hostels grow at a faster pace than the hotel industry.
reports that while the Mother City ranked 31st overall at an average
rate of $99 (R1 147 at R11.61/dollar) per night, it was 26th most
expensive for hotels and 47th for Airbnb property.
New York topped the list with an average price of $246 (R2 852).