Sarah Wollaston MP (Con, Totnes, Brixham and South Hams) says the niqab (a full-face Islamic veil) should be banned in schools and colleges. A Birmingham college last week reversed a decision to ban the garment on security grounds. Read more about that decision here.
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It will be a dry start to the day with sunny spells. However, thicker cloud and rain will arrive from the west during the afternoon.
Most areas will have a dry morning with some bright spells.
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