T he incident has been widely reported and discussed in the media recently, yet for clarity, here is an overview of the dispute that has captivated the BBC for days and started when Gary Lineker tweeted his views on the government's new immigration legislation.

Tuesday 7

Home Secretary Unveils Plans to Stop Migrant Boats

Tuesday saw Home Secretary Suella Braverman share a Twitter video unveiling government plans to stop migrant boats crossing the Channel, in which she says, “Enough is enough. We must stop the boats.”

Gary Lineker, Match Of The Day presenter and BBC freelance employee, responded with a tweet “Good heavens, this is beyond awful.”

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