There was a furore on Twitter over the weekend when Ant and Dec commented on Northern Ireland’s relationship with Great Britain.

During the Sofa Watch: Battle of Britain segment on their Saturday Night Takeaway show, Dec said: "Northern Ireland isn't actually part of Great Britain, but we still want it to be part of sofa watch."

The comment did not go down well with several tweeters, with responses ranging from confused and unimpressed to furious.







Others on the other hand, stood up for and applauded the British presenters:








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