Student stabbed in neck with smashed bottle ‘for speaking Polish’ in Telford

Student stabbed in neck with smashed bottle ‘for speaking Polish’ in Telford

“The people who attacked him were at first sitting a few hundred yards away, but when they heard them talking they came up to them and swore and told them to speak English,” he said.

“They grabbed Bartosz’s drinks bottle, smashed it and stabbed him with it. He dialled 999 himself and they ran off when they saw the ambulance coming.”

Campaigners ‘spreading hope, not hate’ on Bristol billboards after spike in hate crime post-Brexit

Campaigners ‘spreading hope, not hate’ on Bristol billboards after spike in hate crime post-Brexit

A poster campaign promoting love and kindness has been launched in Bristol in an attempt to combat the rise in hate crime following the European Union (EU) referendum.

Featuring a range of positive images and words, the posters will start to appear throughout the city in train and bus stations and on billboards.

Nicknamed the “CAREmonger” movement, the campaign is the brainchild of graphic designer Jon Richards who was has been appalled by the spike in hate crime since the June referendum

With help from his brother, Paul, and friend Dan Dinsey, the trio from Swindon created the campaign in a bid to boost positivity and love.

Intruders broke into our flat and told us: ‘Immigrants go home now’ during post-Brexit hate crime surge

Intruders broke into our flat and told us: ‘Immigrants go home now’ during post-Brexit hate crime surge

One woman said she and her family have left the capital after they were attacked in their home. Erzsebet Trautman, 49, moved from Hungary to London three years ago. But a month ago, she left her flat in Camden and returned to Budapest fearing for her safety.

Another woman, who only gave her name as Nancy, had been living on a south London estate for years with her husband and children after moving to the UK from Spain. But since June 24, the day after the Brexit vote, she has been living in fear after being cornered by three men who racially abused her.

“They started to be really aggressive,” she said. “I can’t even describe it, it’s something that you feel in your heart.”