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The madness of France’s burkini bust-up

19 May 2022

6:35 PM

19 May 2022

6:35 PM

To burkini, or not to burkini? This is the question that divides France in the run-up to the first round of voting on 12 June for the next National Assembly. The pre-election political conversation here had been pretty stale and entirely predictable. Enter the burkini. The political and media class is presently talking of nothing else.

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