A man will be sentenced today for scrawling graffiti about the murder of a soldier from Middleton on the RAF Bomber Command War Memorial.
Fusilier Lee Rigby was killed in Woolwich in May.
Daniel Smith from Salford admitted writing offensive graffiti on the memorial in central London.
He claimed he did not know he was writing on a war memorial.
More top news
Psychiatrist showed "disregard for the fundamental tenets of the medical profession" having sexual relationship with a vulnerable patient
Man with connections to Moss Side gangs jailed after pleading guilty to drug and firearms offences
Abdullahi Ahmed Jama Farah acted as a communications conduit for a group of men who travelled abroad to commit acts of terrorism