Boys banned over beards

Two Muslim schoolboys from Lancashire have been barred from classes because they will not shave off their beards.

Boys banned from school for beards

Two Muslim schoolboys have been barred from classes because they will not shave off their beards. The 14-year-olds were placed in "isolation" at Mount Carmel Roman Catholic High School in Accrington, Lancashire. Headteacher Xavier Bowers said the matter was not one of religion but about dress code: