Twitter has stated that the Conservative Party misled the public when rebranding its campaign press Twitter account to ‘Factcheck UK’ during the first debate of the UK election season. The Conservative Campaign Head Quarters press office altered its Twitter branding during the debate, altering numerous features of its profile.
In a statement, a Twitter spokesperson said: “Any further attempts to mislead people by editing verified profile information – in a manner seen during the UK Election Debate – will result in decisive corrective action”.
A tense meeting for NATO after ‘brain death’ comments
NATO is under attack, but the alliance is fighting its toughest battles internally, with members turning on one another; many angered by Turkey’s continuing incursion into Syria.
UK-bound cargo ferry returns to Netherlands after 25 migrants found onboard
At least 25 migrants have been found stowed away in a UK-bound ferry on Tuesday, Dutch police said. The migrants were discovered aboard the Britannia Seaways cargo ferry after it had already left the Dutch port of Vlaardingen, prompting the vessel to return to its point of departure