SNP’s fake Brexit news

SNP's fake Brexit news
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Given the current mess the Conservative party finds itself in, you'd be forgiven for thinking that all their opponents need to do is sit back, watch and enjoy the show. Yet it seems they can't help themselves. As Labour stay in the headlines with a fresh anti-Semitism row, the SNP's Westminster leader Ian Blackford attempted to go in for the kill.

Blackford shared a 'tweet' by Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab in which he apparently referred to Scotland as one of 'England's regions':

Only there's a problem – the tweet is a fake, as many users online had already highlighted. After being told this by several users, Blackford has eventually decided to delete his fake news...

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