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Man charged with hate crime against MP Luciana Berger

Luciana Berger Image copyright PA
Image caption Luciana Berger is Labour's MP for Liverpool Wavertree and the shadow minister for mental health

A man has been charged with a racially or religiously aggravated hate crime against the shadow mental health minister, the Met Police has said.

Joshua Bonehill-Paine, 23, is accused of harassing Labour's Liverpool Wavertree MP, Luciana Berger, between October 2014 and January 2015.

Scotland Yard said the charges followed allegations that "malicious communications" were sent on social media.

A court date is yet to be set.

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