Milkshake attack on Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage ahead of European Union elections

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The milkshake has recently become the weapon of choice for the disgruntled left, with UKIP's Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) and Car Benjamin both pelted with liquid dessert in recent weeks.

The proposal sparked fury amongst Brexiteers within the Conservative Party, and Mrs May is under increasing pressure to say when she will step down as Prime Minister. What "milkshaking" is: a recent phenomenon in the United Kingdom of right-wing politicians having the sweet, goopy drink thrown on them in protest.

Northumbria Police said Tuesday that Paul Crowther had been charged with common assault and criminal damage over the incident in Newcastle, northeast England.

Nigel Farage's campaign bus spent a short amount of time in Rochester in Kent today, and there were fears he would come attack from milkshake-lobbing protesters today.

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage with an ice cream in Canvey Island while on the European Election campaign trail.

Brexit Party candidate Martin Daubney, former editor of men's magazine Loaded, told AFP that Brexit had "pushed the reset button" on British politics.

"Last week I was in Wales and there were groups of people lying in the road to stop cars coming in to attend our meeting".

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By Monday afternoon, #Milkshake was the top trend in the United Kingdom on Twitter, closely followed by the name of the milkshake thrower, identified as Paul Crowther, who said he did not regret his actions.

Moreover, ahead of his debate with Lib Dem leader Vince Cable Mr Farage attacked the rival party, accusing them of not being liberal or indeed Democratic.

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage was met with opposition when he visited Wakefield this afternoon.

Several parody accounts and corporate accounts also got involved, including an ironic call to arms and several attempts to riff of the trending "Milkshake" hashtag.

He tweeted that "Sadly some remainers have become radicalised, to the extent that normal campaigning is becoming impossible".

Fast-food chain restaurant Burger King appeared to endorse throwing milkshakes on political opposition over the weekend.