A small trial in a Munich court took on national significance when a Muslim woman appeared before the judge with her face covered by a niqab - raising questions about religious dress in a courtroom.

The trial concerned an insult the Muslim woman claimed was shouted at her in Munich's central train station.

According to the woman, the defendant shouted "you people are arseholes," before adding "you don't belong here."

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