Last Saturday evening a 35 year old man was racially abused in an Oxford park before being punched in the head three times and knocked to the ground. The victim was left with a broken nose and possible fractured cheek bone.
As the Israeli government passed a law entrenching discrimination against Arabs, supporters of Israel gathered in London to insist that it is antisemitic to call Israel racist.
Right wing Labour MPs are furious that their party has adopted a definition of antisemitism that allows criticism of Israel.
Rioting broke out around the annual expression of sectarianism in Northern Ireland.
Birmingham care workers are planning a huge series of strikes against devastating cuts to adult social care.
GMB union members at John Roan school joined NEU union members in a two-day strike on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.
A ballot for strikes over pay by civil service workers in the PCS union was set to end on Monday of next week.