Ukip will promise on Monday to ban the burka from being worn in public as it shelves a rebrand that was planned before the election.

The party's first election manifesto pledges will be based on its an "integration agenda" aimed at its core supporters.

Sharia law – the religious rules that form part of Islamic tradition – would be outlawed in the UK under the party's proposals.

People with evidence of female genital mutilation will be bound by law to inform police, it will be suggested.

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