LEGAL | Staff Reporter, UK

McDonald's asked to halt milkshake sales during Farage rally

The Edinburgh branch also stop selling ice cream.

Police asked McDonald’s to stop milkshake sales during the Brexit party leader rally.

The request follows a series of incidents in which far-right figures such as Tommy Robinson and the Ukip candidate Carl Benjamin have had milkshakes and other food thrown at them by protesters during the European elections campaign.

As reported by The Guardian, a sign appeared on Friday in the window of McDonald’s New Market Road, which is less than 200 metres where the campaign rally was to take place, saying: “We will not be selling milkshakes or ice cream tonight. This is due to a police request given recent events.”

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