Yaxley-Lennon Admits Spreading Fake News

Probably the least surprising headline of the year.

Yaxley-Lennon is claiming that he was "completely mugged off” by “some leftie”. In reality, he saw a story unrelated to that about the Syrian refugee bullying victim, decided to falsely connect the dots - and got busted.

On Thursday, he had made claims that the 15-year-old who was filmed being bullied in Huddersfield had been involved in a separate attack on a girl at the school.

However, just hours after spreading the claims during two Facebook live broadcasts, Yaxley admitted to his followers that he had helped spread fake news.

The Syrian boy's family are considering suing Yaxley, which would be interesting to say the least.