Two teenagers have been warned by police after they posted racist tweets during the England v Italy Euro 2012 match on Sunday. A 13-year-old boy from Gloucester and a 15-year-old boy from Tewkesbury admitted making offensive comments on Twitter about England players.
– Gloucestershire Police
Both teenagers have since deactivated their Twitter accounts and will be asked to write a letter of apology to the individual players targeted."
A school in Gloucester has hit three ex-pupils with legal bills after they posted derogatory comments on Twitter. Governors at The Crypt School called in lawyers after serious allegations about teachers and pupils appeared online. Three former pupils have each received a demand for £680.