Police in London are seeing eight times as many Islamophobic attacks in the capital since the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, a Metropolitan Police chief said today.
Commander Simon Lethford told BBC Radio 4's Today programme police had "definitely seen an increase" in the number of incidents:
We normally have about one Islamophobic crime a day across London, we have seen around eight a day.
Predominantly it's name calling, it's minor criminal damage but on some occasions, like the two arsons we have heard of, there are serious crimes.
More top news
The Hollywood A-lister cried as she gave a candid answer to a young fan during a Q&A at Italy's Giffoni Film Festival.
The bank warned more than one million business customers it may introduce negative interest rates if the economy takes a tumble.
Amid tension between his supporters and Hillary Clinton's, Bernie Sanders called for unity to prevent Donald Trump becoming president.