Fake-news grannies spread virus doom


An academic at York St John University claims to have found a sinister meme-seeding trend centred on gullible seniors.

Online group-think cowboys have successfully colonised a small patch of Facebook with scare stories about the UK Coronavirus rules.

The irony is that you don’t need a motley crew of overexcited middle-aged moralists to stir up hatred and mistrust because our bungling government is doing a great job all by itself.

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