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August 05, 2008
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Germany hails 'bullet-proof bra'

By Tristana Moore
BBC News, Berlin


The underwear is being issued to female officers as part of their uniform. (BBC Photo)

BERLIN, Germany — It is being dubbed the new "bullet-proof bra", a new kind of Wonderbra which could help protect thousands of women police officers here in Germany.

It may sound like a joke, but this is a serious matter - the policewoman who came up with the idea said normal bras can be dangerous when worn in combination with a bullet-proof vest.

Read full story here.






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