LGBT equality charity Stonewall has praised Wycombe goalkeeper Ryan Allsop after he reported homophobic abuse during his team’s League One match at Tranmere.
The language used in Parliament and on social media must be addressed in order to tackle record-high numbers of hate crimes, the sister of murdered MP Jo Cox has said.
Hate crimes hit a record high in the last year, with a surge in the number of reported offences triggered by sexual orientation and transgender identity, official figures show.
Universities still need to do more to tackle harassment and hate crime on campus, a report has found.
Kick It Out says a rise in hateful behaviour at football matches and in wider society is “undeniable” following the publication of new Home Office figures.
Hate crime reports at football matches rose by almost 50 per cent during the 2018-19 season compared to the previous campaign.
Police say that bullying at north and north-east schools has reached the stage of being a "hate crime" as children are victimised by classmates for being disabled or having different coloured skin.
A new council paper has found the number of unauthorised Gypsy/traveller encampments in Aberdeen has fallen steeply in the past three years.
The British Transport Police have launched an investigation following reports that a Dons supporter hurled Sectarian jibes on a train.
Hundreds of hate crimes were committed in Aberdeenshire over the past year.
A top police officer believes racist abuse in the north-east is becoming as unacceptable as drink-driving - but acknowledged more needs to be done.
Despite the work of LGBT charities and the success of events such as Grampian pride, hate crimes against LGBT people have nearly doubled in the last year.
Four teenagers have been charged with hate crimes involving the racial abuse of fellow pupils at an Aberdeenshire school.
British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing for information after five men shouted and sang songs "of a religiously offensive nature."