London school's cornrows hairstyle ban 'unlawful'

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A High Court judge has ruled that a north-west London school's ban of the cornrows hairstyle was "unlawful, indirect racial discrimination".

The issue went to court after a 13-year-old boy, known as 'SG', was refused a place at St Gregory's Catholic Science College in Harrow.

The boy's family said the hairstyle was a part of his cultural identity. The school said it may try to appeal.

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