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Sikh busmen in Wolverhampton have won the right to wear turbans on duty after a long-running campaign.
Conductors and drivers who are practising Sikhs will also be allowed to have long beards - another requirement for strict adherents of their faith.
Wolverhampton's Transport Committee dropped its ban after the leader of a Sikh group, Sohan Singh Jolly [pictured], had threatened to burn himself to death in protest.
Mr Jolly, 66, said the ban on turbans and beards was a direct attack on his religion. [Link]
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