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No charges over abusive Daley tweet

Plymouth's Tom Daley Credit: Adrian Dennis/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A Welsh Premier League footballer who posted an abusive message about Olympic diver Tom Daley will not face charges.

Daniel Thomas's message was "not so grossly offensive that criminal charges need to be brought", said Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Mr Keir said new guidelines for prosecutors on social media cases will also be issued, given the growing number of complaints.