Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik was denied entry into an upmarket Brisbane bar after he wasn't recognised by staff, and suffered the nightmarish fallout of the Australian states' tough new ID laws.
"More than 1.4 million IDs have been scanned since the laws were introduced in July and more than 70 violent offenders stopped from entering licensed venues as a result", she said.
Jade Buddha co-owner Phil Hogan told ABC radio the royal encounter in Brisbane was embarrassing for all involved and particularly hard for his security staff. However, because they did not have proper ID, they were not allowed to come inside.
"The security guys were doing all the talking, but to be fair to the Prince he seemed to be a very nice guy."
They'd gotten this inside 15 minutes, at around midnight on a Friday.
After a Google search of the Prince, confirmation the officers were actually police and a phone call to liquor licensing, everyone was allowed in. We always thought it was going to be a nightmare, " Mr Hogan said.
"The prince obviously did not take great offence to this, as he returned a short time later and was granted entry".
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"I said to my brother, 'If we do let him in, we're breaking the law and we're breaking the law in front of 5 or 6 coppers".
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath defended the legislation in parliament on Tuesday after coming under fire from the opposition.
Australia's draconian liquor laws are sure to now attract worldwide attention after Danish Crown Prince Frederik was turned away from a Brisbane bar. "The government is not aware of any complaints made by the prince or his protection unit". "The fact is this has not caused a diplomatic incident as some would have you believed". Are you a fan of Prince Frederik?
The introduction of I.D. scanners has been on the table for years, with many arguing that their introduction would create a nightmare in terms of logistics and privacy, and as Fairfax notes, Brisbane venues have reported having to turn away everyone from respected foreign business people to backpackers and tourists - often in large numbers and causing significant losses to the venue owners.
But Mr Lane said knocking back a prince trumped his dozen French winemakers, however it also highlighted an inconsistency in the laws.
Brett Fraser from Brisbane Marketing said it was an ongoing issue.
China, North Korea's most important ally and trading partner, has reiterated calls for calm during the current crisis. The exercises, which are due to last for 11 days, normally prompt some form of weapons test by North Korea .
The French official said Spain had flagged a rental van that was believed to have crossed the border to the north. Fifty-four people were still hospitalized, including 12 who are in a critical conditions, they said Saturday.
The DIY hack is both an easy way to make an eclipse viewer and a clever strategy by Pizza Hut to sell more pizzas. Though if you live in the Bay Area, you may also need a auto to transport yourself to a spot with clear skies.
Jeong Kyeong-doo (L), chairman of South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), enters a war game room in Seoul together with Gen. North Korea's state newspaper, Rodong Sinmun , directly attacked China as a false ally in a May editorial.
The " Fetish " singer looks positively content to be cuddled up to her boyfriend, who captioned the image with one word: "home". It's safe to say that, since this discovery, the comparisons between Selena and Sofia won't be dying down any time soon.
It also brings the M5 into line with the RS6, which has featured quattro four-wheel drive since its inception in 2002. In that way it's similar to its key rival, the Mercedes-AMG E63 S , which also offers a fashionable "drift" mode.
Pyongyang calls the 11-day drills a "reckless" invasion rehearsal that could trigger the "uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". North Korea has described Australia's involvement in war games between the US and South Korea as a "suicidal act".
Trump's weak condemnation of the racist far-right set off a political firestorm across the United States political spectrum. He added that removing Confederate monuments would take away "beauty" from cities and they'd be "greatly missed".
Donald Trump had promised "fire and fury" would hit North Korea if Kim Jong-un fired the missiles at the USA territory of Guam . Lobbing missiles toward Guam , a major US military hub in the Pacific, would be deeply provocative from the USA perspective.
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Police chief Josep Lluis Trapero said it appeared the residents at the house had been "preparing an explosive device". Early in the day, police searched two buses in northwest Catalonia in the hunt for any remaining members of the cell.