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Telegraph blasted on Twitter over claims Nicola Sturgeon 'prefers' David Cameron


By Natalie Mortimer | N/A

April 4, 2015 | 3 min read

The Daily Telegraph has been slated on Twitter after the newspaper published a story claiming that the leader of the Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon told a French diplomat that she would prefer that David Cameron remains in Downing Street.

The newspaper claimed to have seen an official British government memorandum which includes details of a private meeting between Sturgeon and Sylvie Bermann, the French Ambassador to the UK.

Sturgeon apparently said that she would "rather see" David Cameron win the general election because Ed Miliband is not “prime minister material”

However Sturgeon tweeted that the story was "Categorically, 100 per cent untrue," and was backed up by BBC Scotland's James Cook who said that a spokesperson for Bermann told him the conversation never took place.

Following a lambasting on Twitter, The Telegraph published the full memo it claimed to have obtained from the government.

Here's how Twitter reacted:

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