The first Muslim journalist to present Radio 4's flagship current affairs programme has vowed never to wear a veil.

Mishal Husain - who joined the Today programme this morning - recalled the moment she was accosted by a fellow Muslim while boarding a train who told her she will soon have to adopt the face covering hijab.

She said: 'He complimented me on my work and then said, "But you'll have to wear a hijab one day." "I don't think so," I replied.'

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