Woman admits racist rant on Tube

A female London Underground passenger has admitted hurling racist abuse at fellow passengers after a video of her appeared on the internet.

Jacqueline Woodhouse, 42, directed an expletive-ridden rant to passengers on the Central Line between St Paul's and Mile End stations on January 23.

Police launched an investigation after a seven minute long video of the verbal assault was uploaded to YouTube, where it has since been viewed more than 200,000 times.

At Westminster Magistrates' Court, Woodhouse of Romford, Essex, admitted causing harassment alarm and distress to the man who filmed her - Galbant Juttla.

The video clip begins with Woodhouse shouting and swearing in a thick Essex accent about "foreigners".

She turns to her passengers and asks: "Where do you come from? Where do you come from? Where do you come from?"

After further general abuse, she turns towards Mr Juttla, who assures her he would rather be listening to his music than to her ramblings.

"Oh look he's filming, hello. Hello government," she says leaning into the camera. "Why don't you tell me where you're from?" He replies: "I am British."

She gets her phone out of her black handbag and looks as if she if filming him too. "Watch what you are saying," Mr Juttla warns her. She replies: "I used to live in England and now I live in the United Nations."

As he tells her to keep her mouth shut, adding she has had too much to drink, she becomes extremely agitated and starts screaming. "It's not your country anyway so what's your problem?" she says. "It's been overtaken by people like you."