Fewer than 1% of cases investigated by the UK’s first police unit dedicated to tackling online hate crime have resulted in charges.
Burnley supporters were reported for alleged hate crimes at football matches more often than any other club in England or Wales over the last two completed seasons, according to Home Office data.
LGBT equality charity Stonewall has praised Wycombe goalkeeper Ryan Allsop after he reported homophobic abuse during his team’s League One match at Tranmere.
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."