A Muslim woman has lost her legal battle to wear a style of traditional Islamic dress at a nursery as it was a "tripping hazard" for children and staff.

Tamanna Begum wanted to wear a flowing, head-to-toe jilbab gown to Barley Lane Montessori Day Nursery in Ilford, Essex.

She wore her full-length outfit at her interview, where a manager offered her an apprenticeship but asked if she could wear a slightly shorter jilbab that did not extend over her feet when she joined.

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