Nottinghamshire County Council has been named as the most improved local authority in Britain for tackling homophobic bullying and celebrating difference in their schools.
That's according to a report by an equality charity today. Lincolnshire County Council was named the tenth best local authority.
Two men have been attacked in Coventry city centre for what the police describe as a homophobic assault.
The unprovoked assault happened at 1am on Sunday morning (January 27) outside Coventry Kebab House on New Union Street.
Both men, who were left without lasting injuries, were punched in the face then subsequently kicked in the chest after the attacker wrongly questioned the sexuality of one of the victims.
The assailant is described as a dark-skinned man, in his mid 20s to early 30s, between 6ft and 6ft 2ins tall, of broad build with a goatee style beard and short dark hair.
Coventry Police are appealing for witnesses.