A judge will decide today whether a Muslim woman should be allowed to stand trial while wearing a full-face veil.
Judge Peter Murphy is due to hand down written directions about whether the defendant, who says it is against her religious beliefs to show her face in public, will have to allow the jury and other people in court see her
The 22-year-old from London, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, entered a not guilty plea to a charge of intimidation last week while wearing a niqab after the judge backed down from a previous decision that she would have to show her face to be properly identified.
More top news
At least two people have died after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea rocked Turkey and the Greek island of Kos.
The son Cecil the lion, whose 2015 killing prompted an international outcry, has also been fatally shot during a hunt.
Thickening cloud and rain stalling across Wales and southwest England through tomorrow