TV personality Katie Hopkins was at the centre of a Twitter storm last night after suggesting Ramadan sparks violence in the Middle East.

The former Apprentice star was accused of "ignorance" after making controversial comments about the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast between dawn and sunset.

She tweeted: "Ramadan typically brings a spike in violence in Middle East. I get grumpy when I don't eat - but I don't blow things up. Religion of peace?"

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