Woman on hate charge

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A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with posting hateful sectarian comments on Facebook.

Elaine Lafferty, 31, was arrested in connection with alleged remarks about Celtic manager Neil Lennon and his team.

Lafferty, from Whitburn, appeared from custody at Livingston Sheriff Court.

She was charged with threatening and abusive behaviour under Section 38(1) of the Criminal Justice and Licensing Scotland Act 2010.

Lafferty made no plea or declaration and was released on bail.