Calls to a helpline for reporting hate crime in Nottinghamshire have soared. In the six months up to September last year 204 calls were made to the 'Stop Hate UK' service, compared to 183 in the whole of the previous 12 months.
Campaigners say they hope the rise means more victims of bullying are prepared to come forward. Phil Brewster reports.
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He demanded the money after placing a carrier bag containing what appeared to be a heavy object on the counter.
Closures will be in place on the Aston Expressway, Park Circus and Salford Circus. There will be some full weekend closures and diversions.
West Midlands Police have said specially trained police negotiators are speaking with the woman to try and talk her down to safety.