French agency AFP saw a ticket given to the woman by police, which said she was not “wearing an outfit respecting good morals and secularism”. Photograph: Vantagenews.com

Photographs have emerged of armed French police confronting a woman on a beach and making her remove a burkini as part of a controversial ban on the s(...)

Police block  a crowd of protesters from  marching into a housing estate in the Lupino district of Bastia, which has a large North African community, on the island of Corsica on Sunday. Photograph: Pascal Pochard-Casabianca/AFP/Getty Images

A Corsican mayor has announced a ban on burkinis, becoming the third in France to do so , as tensions on the island run high following violent clashes(...)