Quick Take Three stimulus payments have been sent to Americans to ease the economic impact of the pandemic. Social media posts are now sharing a false claim about a new, $40,000 federal stimulus loan. But it’s a marketing ploy. The bottom of the
A public body consortium has chosen the company to provide a procurement service.
The author of “Carrie,” “The Shining" and many other favorites, King has willingly — even eagerly — placed himself in opposition to Simon & Schuster, his longtime publisher.
“China threatens to shoot Nancy Pelosi’s plane down if she visits Taiwan.”
On July 28 2022, the Twitter account Conservative Self-Owns (@ConSelfOwns) tweeted a screenshot of a quote attributed to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia), suggesting that she had said that she distrusted the government less after becoming a part
Can people receiving government benefits get a free smartphone directly through the government? No, that's not true: There is no government program that directly offers a free smartphone. However, the Federal Communications Commission (FC
Is the federal government offering "stimulus loans" worth up to $40,000 for Americans? No, that's not true: No such "stimulus loans" have been offered. There are many ads posted on Facebook that try to trick people into believing that fak
Climate change is real. Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman's controversial comments were made when he was no longer with the company.
Does a freckle or mole on the male arm prove that the government makes humans? No, that's not true: A viral video claiming that does not provide any evidence that the spot is a mark placed on a human body after it is manufactured by the g
The U.K.'s Lump Sum Exit Scheme aims to provide opportunities for a new generation of farmers to enter the farming sector and increase food supply.
Is there such a thing as a "tax yield" payment and are "tax yield" checks "guaranteed 100 percent by the government"? No, that's not true: "Tax yield" seems to be a made-up term for payments that result from tax deed sales by county gover
An unrelated video of Polish firefighters’ convoy has been incorrectly linked with the protests in the Netherlands.
A poll said 5% of people in Northern Ireland trusted the UK government to manage the interests of Northern Ireland with respect to the protocol.
https://www.factcheck.org/2022/07/qa-on-financial-disclosures-by-government-scientists/ In this story,
An August 2020 video of COVID-19 protests has been misattributed to the Dutch farmer's protest in June 2022.
The video shows a refurbished vintage tank used in exhibitions. There is no evidence of military tanks purchased or used by farmers in the protest.
In this story, we’ll explain what we know about the financial and conflict-of-interest disclosure requirements for Dr. Anthony Fauci, other National Institutes of Health higher-ups and members of two U.S. vaccine advisory committees. The topic came u
The image shows a tractor transporting an aircraft from Velika Gorica to Jarun city, Croatia. It is not linked to the recent Dutch farmers' protest.
The Dutch government is focused on reducing nitrogen emissions to achieve environment-related goals.
A photo taken during the 2019 farmer protests in De Bilt, Netherlands, has been misattributed to the 2022 protest.
We looked into the government’s claim that it would build 48 new hospitals by 2030 after the National Audit Office said it would review the policy.
Vital but flawed legislation has completed its Committee stage almost unchanged, despite efforts by MPs.
It is disappointing to see that the Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission affirmed its earlier decision to revoke the certificates of incorporation of Rappler Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corporation, effectively […] The post The Internatio
A list spreading on Facebook claims 17 train operators are fully or partly owned by state-run companies from abroad. But the list is out of date.
Labour’s claim that affordable housing supply has fallen by 95% misinterprets the statistics.
We built more affordable homes in one year of the incoming Conservative government after 2010—or Coalition government—than the Labour party did in 13 years in office. Boris Johnson, 9 June 2022. During a press conference in Blackpool, the
Is there a government program that is erasing debts for Americans with more than $10,000 in debt? No, that's not true: A video that implies that there is a government program in which Americans can receive such debt relief is just an adve
“U.S. Orders MILLIONS Of Smallpox Vaccines Amid Global Monkeypox Outbreak.”
House Democrats are moving forward with a bill that would enact new restrictions on guns. During a recent hearing, Republican Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona said that the bill would […] The post No, government data does not show that defensive gun us
The U.S. Justice Department “conservatively estimated that guns are used 1.5 million times per year to save lives.”
Despite what Marjorie Taylor Greene claimed, the U.S. government has no plans to monitor people via microchips or control what they eat.
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Monkeypox is biological warfare “against us by our governments.”
Did the government ask scientists to find another use for fluoride, which had been used to make nuclear weapons, pesticides and herbicides, because 'there was too much of it"? Did someone "decide" that it would strengthen teeth -- and the
The U.S. government’s inaction over buffalo killing that harmed Native American populations in the 1800s shows it is now “is creating food shortages” so that Americans are more “dependent on the government.”
"We're seeing more people in work, even than we saw before Covid." Brandon Lewis MP, 17 May 2022. During appearances on Sky News and BBC Breakfast this morning Northern Ireland secretary Brandon Lewis claimed that more people are currently in work in
A post on Facebook shows what looks like a government poster, which says “Have you noticed your health declining since receiving the Covid-19 injection? If you weren’t made fully aware of the risks from the Covid-19 vaccines, you are entitl
A doctored picture of cows laying eggs is being used to claim that China is boosting egg production by transplanting chicken organs in cows.
Does the government cover free dental work for senior citizens through plans called "Senior Alliance Program" or "Dental Alliance"? No, that's not true: Medicare does not cover most dental work and dental procedures, and Lead Stories did
“Canada’s new law allows government to take children away if parents don’t accept kids’ ‘gender identity.’”