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# burkini - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Nice finally drops burkini ban after court ruling

Nice and several other towns had ignored the ruling and kept their bans in place in the midst of a raging debate over religious clothing in secular France.

# burkini - Saturday 27 August, 2016

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Poll: Do you support the burkini ban in some French resorts?

France’s top court has said the ban is illegal.

French resorts defiant and say they will 'continue to fine' women wearing burkinis

France’s top court has said the ban is “clearly illegal”.

# burkini - Friday 26 August, 2016

French court suspends burkini ban after legal challenge

The decision may set a precedent for around 30 French towns which have banned the garment.

Burkini inventor says there's a high demand from fair-skinned Irish women

Aheda Zanetti hit out at French officials over the recent ban on the swimwear.

# burkini - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Controversial burkini ban to be decided by French court tomorrow

The ruling, due tomorrow afternoon, is likely to set a precedent for around 30 French towns which have banned the burkini, mostly in the southeast.

# burkini - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Photos have emerged of armed French police telling a woman to remove a 'burkini'

The woman removed the garment but it’s unclear whether it was actually the Islamic swimsuit.

# burkini - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

France's burkini bans being fought as an "attack on fundamental rights"

The Human Rights League (LDH) is appealing a decision by a lower court in the Riviera city of Nice which upheld a ban.

Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear

“Women are standing together on this. It doesn’t matter what race or religion.”

# burkini - Friday 19 August, 2016

Nice becomes latest French city to ban burkini

The wording of the ban refers specifically to last month’s Bastille Day truck attack.

# burkini - Monday 15 August, 2016

Mayor of town on French island bans burkinis after beach brawl

Around 100 police were deployed to break up the fight between locals and families of North African origin.

# burkini - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis

The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.