An Austrian man has won the right to wear a plastic colander on his head in his driving license photo, the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has now been recognised by the Republic of Austria

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Niko Alm decided to wear a pasta strainer on the document after he read that headwear is only allowed on official documentation, such as driving licenses, on religious grounds. He submitted his application to wear the pasta strainer three years ago, citing he was a ‘Pastafarian’ – the name given to a member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.Full story at