Twitter has noticed a striking similarity between Nigel Farage and Alan Partridge

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If you followed the coverage of yesterday’s Brexit battle on the Thames (and if you didn’t, shame on you), then you might have noticed the rather fetching double-breasted jacket UKIP leader Nigel Farage was wearing as his boat-based protest against the EU was interrupted by a rival ship commanded by Bob Geldof (again, you REALLY should read about this story).

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But what you might not have noticed was how similar the outfit was to one worn by another colourful figure, who took a similarly exciting boat trip in his BBC series before having a cow dropped on him (the one weird thing that DIDN’T happen on the Brexit flotilla).

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Yes, the many members of the internet are convinced Nigel Farage is a dead ringer for Alan Partridge, and frankly it’s the cherry on the delicious ice cream sundae that was yesterday’s bizarre Brexit sea battle. Politics doesn’t get much better than this.