Bank note campaigner gains support from celebrities

Caroline Criado-Perez, who was subjected to a series of threats on Twitter, has received support from a number of well-known faces.

Actress Rebecca Front tweeted her support to Times columnist Caitlin Moran:

MP Diane Abbott expressed her disgust at the abuse:


I understand @tonyw is general manager of UK Twitter. So why is he not doing anything about horrific abuse tweeted at @ccriadoperez ?

Comedian Dara O'Briain:


If the ladies leave twitter because of all the dumb, rapey 14 year old boys, then I'm outta here people. Like most grown-up men too, I'd say


Twitter abuse suspect bailed

A 21-year-old man arrested in Manchester on suspicion of harassment offences after feminist campaigner Caroline Criado Perez received abusive threats on Twitter has been bailed.