• News Feeds
Page last updated at 10:23 GMT, Monday, 21 November 2011

Should swearing in public be illegal?

Advertisement

A High Court Judge has ruled that people should not be punished for using swear words in public, because swear words are now so common they no longer cause distress.

Simon Reed of the Police Federation gives his reaction to the ruling.


Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific