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A second resort on France's Riviera coast, Villeneuve-Loubet, announced on Saturday a ban against burkinis after Cannes banished the full-body swimsuit from its beaches.

The town's mayor told AFP that he made the decision to bar the burkini worn by some Muslim women because of sanitary reasons.

"I was informed that there was a couple on one of our beaches where the wife was swimming fully dressed," Lionnel Luca said.

"I considered that unacceptable for hygienic reasons and that in general it was unwelcome."


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