Attacks on subcultures to be classed as hate crimes
4 April 2013 Last updated at 14:31 BST
A police force has become the first in the country to record hate crimes against groups such as goths and punks.
Greater Manchester Police will treat offences in such a way following a campaign by the Sophie Lancaster Foundation set up in memory of the 20-year-old goth, who was murdered in 2007.
Judith Moritz reports.