A top European Union official said Wednesday that the first citizens in the 27 nation bloc could be vaccinated against the coronavirus by Christmas.
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Diana shook the hand of a man suffering with HIV/AIDS without wearing gloves for the first time in Middlesex Hospital, London in 1987.
There are no accounts that suggest that Philip and Diana teamed up to track down a rare stag on the grounds of Balmoral Castle.
According to the biography “Diana: In her own words”, Prince Charles also said "whatever ‘in love’ means" when he proposed to Princess Diana.
The two women did in fact meet for lunch prior to the royal wedding. However, the location is not known.
The relationship was tense, and the two women had opposing views on several issues.
In 1987, news that two of the Queen’s cousins were living in a psychiatric hospital broke.
In reality, Fagan and the Queen didn't speak for very long.
In their February 1981 engagement interview, Diana described them as meeting "in a plowed field" with no mention of a costume.
Scottish lawmakers have unanimously passed legislation that will make period products freely available to anyone who needs them.
The former Meghan Markle shared her story in an opinion piece in the New York Times to help break the silence around an all-too-common tragedy.
Part of a news report by US right-wing television network One America News (OAN) has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim that US President-elect Joe Biden is “wanted on Class A fel
An image purporting to show the dangers of fluoride in tap water by comparing it to the fluoride concentration in inedible toothpaste has been shared on Facebook. The claim is false; experts say that only a very high level of fluoridated tap water or t
Economic measures affect our lives in many ways. They can impact how much tax you pay, how much it costs to take out a loan, and how much financial support job seekers receive—to name just a few. But research published today—to which Full F
Two photos of Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi have been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim they show her raising a three-fingered salute in support of Thai pro-democracy protesters. The claim is false
The president is casting doubt on Wisconsin’s election results, but every part of his claim is false.
Multiple posts on Facebook and Korean social media platforms claim that Germany closed 66 Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes. The claim is misleading; the article referenced in the posts reports that 66 organisations in “the Western sta
Multiple TikTok and YouTube videos viewed thousands of times claim the United Arab Emirates stopped issuing visas for Pakistanis and other nationals of Muslim countries because of their continued refusal to recognise the state of Israel. The claim, h
A photo has been shared in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts alongside a claim that it shows political party workers in the east Indian state of Bihar dumping Indian sweets after losing an election. The claim, however, is false; the photo has circul
A photo has been shared repeatedly on Facebook alongside a claim it shows a series of tropical cyclones set to hit the Philippines immediately after Typhoon Vamco made landfall in November 2020. The claim is false: the photo has been digitally altered
Was Dominion Voting Systems "caught red handed stealing votes on live TV"? No, that's not true: A video claiming to show an unexplained vote change taking votes away from Donald Trump and giving the exact same number to Joe Biden on elect
A video has been viewed thousands of times on YouTube and in other online posts alongside a claim it shows incumbent US President Donald Trump smashing the Oval Office after losing the US election in November 2020. The claim is false; the video shows a
President Donald Trump insisted that he is not giving up his fight to overturn the election results.
A video has been viewed thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and YouTube alongside a claim it shows Indonesian special forces detaining pirates who attempted to hijack a ferry off the Indonesian coast. The claim is false; the video actual
Is there any question about how a figure of a modern astronaut came to be included in the intricate decorative carvings on a Spanish cathedral built in the 1600s? No, it's well documented in the recent past: The astronaut was added to the
It was the latest in a long litany of quotations falsely attributed to the famous Georgia comedian.
Losing candidates are not required to acknowledge defeat in order for a U.S. presidential transition to begin.
Quick Take A popular meme on Facebook falsely purports to show a photo of Joe “Biden’s Inaugural stage” being built outside the White House. The photo shows the reviewing stand for the inaugural parade at Bill Clinton’s inaugu
RadioShack, a fixture at the mall for decades, has been pulled from brink of death, again.
Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani’s embarrassing November 2020 continued apace after social media users discovered a clip from what could charitably be called a flattering portrayal of him from nearly two decades earlier. The scene, taken
Certainly the automotive industry would be interested in this occurrence, and not for religious reasons.
Fox News Channel settled a lawsuit over their fabricated report that Seth Rich leaked DNC emails to WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Does California Sen. Dianne Feinstein's husband, Richard Blum, own a stake in Dominion Voting Systems, and is that part of the reason she is relinquishing the top Democrat spot on the Senate Judiciary Committee? No, that's not true: A Dom
On November 24 2020, Breitbart.com published an article headlined, “Nolte: Only 3% of Trump Voters Believe Joe Biden Is Legitimate Winner,” which began: We all need to keep in mind that, except for a handful of pollsters, polling is irretr
The stock market soared as the Biden administration's transition officially got underway.
Online users accused president-elect Joe Biden of hypocrisy after Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tweeted a video of them unmasked at an indoor party for his birthday. This is misleading; the video was shot at Biden’s birthday in 2019, before the
Did a former CIA agent confess on his deathbed that he infected reggae legend Bob Marley with cancer? No, that's not true: There is no record of a now-deceased CIA agent named Bill Oxley, beyond a story published in 2017 and later deleted
Online activists made significant errors while highlighting what they claimed were discrepancies in Oregon law.
One of those stories you couldn't make up if you tried.
Videos viewed hundreds of thousands of times claim President Donald Trump won the election in a landslide but it was rigged so that he lost by millions of votes. This is false; Democrat Joe Biden is projected to have won the Electoral College and the p