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3rd September 1964: Amar Singh, a sikh who works for London Underground, has been allowed to pin his badge to a turban after a protest against having to wear the standard uniform hat. Hulton Archive / Getty

September Amar Singh, a sikh who worked for London Underground, has been allowed to pin his badge to a turban after a protest against having to wear the standard uniform hat.

Overstocked with a large supply of men’s spring and winter coats, a clothier in Copenhagen, Denmark, adopted a unique sales scheme. He erected a scaffolding around his store building and completely covered it from roof to sidewalk with more than a thousand overcoats. The novel display attracted prospective customers in such droves that police were summoned. Although the police ordered the proprietor to remove the display, he succeeded in selling all the overcoats. (date unknown)

Date unknown Overstocked with a large supply of men’s spring and winter coats, a clothier in Copenhagen, Denmark, adopted a unique sales scheme. He erected a scaffolding around his store building and completely covered it from roof to sidewalk with.

20 stunning black-and-white photos you can't stop gazing at

Black-and-white photos are especially fascinating. Perhaps it’s because they don’t try to distract us with bright colours, but rather cut straight to the chase.