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Teachers at the centre of a social networking group that allegedly circulated homophobic and anti-Western messages have been barred from the classroom in the wake of the "Trojan Horse" affair.

Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, confirmed that two teachers had been subjected to interim banning orders pending a full hearing of the profession's regulatory body.

In evidence to MPs, she confirmed that a number of other teachers were also being investigating.


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