Fake news! Piers Morgan and Dan Walker in the Twitter battle of the breakfast shows

The Good Morning Britain host had fun when BBC Breakfast messed up its captioning - but when it came to the crunch it was Walker who had the statistics to back him up

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It began with an innocent morning tweet from BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker…

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But then his Good Morning Britain counterpart Piers Morgan stepped in to do some trademark stirring…

That led to claims of fake news…

…and a dig at Breakfast’s captioning, which to be fair was a pretty glaring error…

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But finally – in a move that would make a New York Times journalist proud – Walker trumped his opponent with some accurate numbers…