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Logically→ The COVID-19 pandemic was manufactured by authoritarian elites to kill people.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: False Promotions Use Famous Brand Names — Tricking People To Hand Over Personal Information
Can simply answering three or four questions and paying a nominal handling fee qualify people to redeem tickets, receive expensive products, $500 or even $1,000 gift cards, store credit or compensation from well-known brands? No, that's n
Full Fact→ People crossing the UK border illegally do not automatically get jobs and benefits
A Facebook post makes several claims about the benefits of arriving in the UK illegally compared to other countries. Many of the claims are false or misleading.
Logically→ Mississauga plans to limit its residents’ movements and force people to take loans to make their homes solar-efficient.
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Russian posters showing Biden direct people to U.S. Embassy, not ‘dementia care facilities’
“Russian dementia care facilities are using Biden on their poster.”
Logically→ WEF’s smart cities initiative will track and limit people’s daily activities and spending
Logically→ Transgender people are simulating pregnancy with prosthetic babies.
Logically→ Eight times more people died due to COVID-19 vaccines over a six-month period than died of COVID-19 over an 18-month period.
Full Fact→ Hundreds of people have been prosecuted for tax evasion in the last two years
A much lower figure tweeted by a Labour MP only included prosecutions for enabling tax evasion.
Full Fact→ The UK doesn’t have more job vacancies than unemployed people
A column by former work and pensions secretary Chloe Smith was corrected after we contacted the MP about the error.
Full Fact→ Who are the 100 million displaced people Suella Braverman said could qualify for UK protection?
We’ve looked into the figures after the Home Secretary claimed 100 million people could be eligible for protection under current UK laws.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Is the moon ‘habitable’ for people? Not with its lack of liquid water or breathable atmosphere
“The moon is a habitable place”
Logically→ An Essex Police job advertisement calls for ‘streamlined applications’ from people with the ‘correct’ minority background.
Logically→ Aldi is offering free food boxes worth £35 to people on Facebook in March.
Logically→ Facebook will charge people for using the social networking platform.
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Nothing to back up claim that constipation killed seven times more people than rifles in US
Rifles “were involved in 297 deaths” in the U.S. in 2022 and “constipation killed 2,167.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Vaccinated People Do NOT Become The Property Of mRNA Vaccine Patent Holders — mRNA Does NOT Alter Natural DNA
Do gene editing mRNA vaccine patent holders own vaccinated people outright once injected, and does mRNA alter natural human DNA? No, that's not true: A Stanford University professor of law specializing in bioethics told Lead Stories that
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence Bill Gates Is Creating A Seed To ‘Target Black People’
Is Bill Gates engineering a seed that "will target Black people" and possibly kill them? No, that's not true: A video making that claim offers no evidence that Gates is producing a seed for plants that can attack the immune system of Blac
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Social media scams lure people with false promises of big payouts from big-box stores
Big-box stores are refunding and crediting customers for fraud and discrimination.
Poynter→ How an antisemitic conspiracy theory amplified by Ye, Kyrie Irving divides Black, Jewish people
For days in late 2022, the group posted itself outside Barclays Center, home to the National Basketball Association’s Brooklyn Nets. They were supporters of then-Nets star Kyrie Irving, who was […] The post How an antisemitic conspiracy theory
PolitiFact→ How an antisemitic conspiracy theory amplified by Ye, Kyrie Irving divides Black, Jewish people
A conspiracy theory based on the false notion that Black people are the “real” Jewish people has gained a foothold among members of the Black community, deepening a cultural divide between Black and Jewish people.
Logically→ Police Scotland has renamed pedophiles ‘Minor-Attracted People.’
Police Scotland clarified that MAP will not be used to describe child abusers and that its inclusion in a report was misconstrued.
Logically→ Fewer people in the U.K. accepted the fifth or sixth COVID vaccine dose than the first, proving that the masses no longer trust the vaccine.
Most people in the U.K. were not eligible for the autumn booster; therefore, it is incorrect to say they refused to get the dose.
Logically→ 15,000 dead people voted for Joe Biden, and the election was rigged.
Official statements and evidence do not support the claims that the 2020 US election was rigged or that there was large-scale dead voter fraud.
Logically→ The video shows people demolishing a mosque in Pakistan to sell its iron and bricks for food.
The viral video shows people attacking an Ahmadi mosque in Pakistan's Karachi in an incident unrelated to the economic crisis in the country.
Full Fact→ No evidence Sadiq Khan said people should ‘create harmony by learning Arabic’
We’ve found no evidence for a widely shared social media claim that the Mayor of London said people should learn Arabic.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: UK NOT Forbidding COVID Boosters For Healthy People
Does the United Kingdom forbid COVID boosters for healthy people? No, that's not true: A representative of the U.K. Health Security Agency (HSA) called the notion "nonsense." February 12, 2023, marked the end in the U.K. of the autumn boo
Full Fact→ Vaccine boosters post wrongly says people not offered Covid-19 vaccine ‘declined’ it
Young children were not offered the vaccine at all, and most people were not offered the autumn booster. There are problems with the total population estimates too.
Logically→ Images shows rescue dogs searching for injured people under rubble after February 6 earthquake in Turkey.
Old stock photos of dogs from the Alamy website were falsely shared as rescue dogs in Turkey following the earthquake.
Logically→ Salman Rushdie made anti-Islam statements and warned people against Muslims.
The author clarified that he did not make any remarks against Muslims and said it was a fake quote.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: This Picture Of Dog Rescuing People Does NOT Show Turkey After February 6, 2023 Earthquake
Does a viral picture of a dog finding people under the rubble of destroyed buildings show the aftermath of the February 6, 2023, earthquake in Turkey? No, that's not true: The photo was taken three years before this natural disaster. The
Truth or Fiction?→ Were People in Austin Filmed Going Into a Dumpster for Food?
A scene capturing the lengths some people in Austin, Texas had to go to for food in early February 2023 drew attention outside the state. The footage of people taking food from a dumpster was posted by local news outlet KEYE-TV on February 2 2023; the
PolitiFact→ Ask PolitiFact: Are more people dying at the hands of law enforcement now than ever?
There’s a central question the U.S. appears to be unequipped to answer about police killings: Are more people dying at the hands of law enforcement now than ever?
Poynter→ Videos of people ‘dropping suddenly’ aren’t related to COVID-19 vaccines
“Died suddenly” has become shorthand for unfounded claims that COVID-19 vaccines were responsible for someone’s death. The words “dropped suddenly” elicits similar reactions on social media. “Why are people ‘dropping
Logically→ Scotland’s ’20-minute neighborhoods’ policy aims to imprison people and prevent them from leaving their respective districts.
There is no evidence in the policy documents to support claims of imprisoning people in their districts.
Logically→ Scientists have warned that egg consumption is causing thousands of people to ‘suddenly’ form blood clots.
The claim misrepresents a 2017 study conducted by Cleveland Clinic. The research did not find any direct link between egg consumption and blood clots.
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Videos of people ‘dropping suddenly’ aren’t related to COVID-19 vaccines
Video shows people collapsing because of COVID-19 vaccines.
Full Fact→ Police Scotland says it hasn’t renamed paedophiles as ‘minor attracted people’
It clarified its use of the phrase after it appeared in a report produced by the force.
Logically→ United Kingdom is set to ban COVID-19 boosters for people under 50.
U.K. is not banning COVID boosters for those under 50. Boosters will continue to be available for those at a higher risk in this group.