Apparently the irascible royal consort had a bit of a potty mouth.
The University of Kentucky mistakenly sent acceptance emails to 500,000 high school seniors for a program that usually accepts about three dozen students a year.
We wouldn't consider an unnamed source from a gossip site as a reliable source of information.
A photo of top officials in the Indian capital Delhi has been shared in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts alongside a claim that it shows them placing a mask on a boy's face while they themselves are not wearing masks, despite rising Covid-19 cases.
A video of armoured vehicles has been viewed thousands of times in multiple social media posts in April 2021 which claim it shows Chinese troops in Myanmar, where there has been escalating unrest since a military coup on February 1, 2021. The claim
The U.K.'s government vaccines advisory board has suggested alternative vaccines are given to younger adults due to a small risk of blood clots.
Conspiracy theorists and anti-vaccine social media users grossly misrepresented an interview given by Albert Bourla in December 2020.
The picture has been around since 2019 and has gone viral multiple times since its original publication.
A video viewed thousands of times on Facebook has been shared alongside a claim that it shows former US president Barack Obama arriving in Kenya for the funeral of his “grandmother” Sarah Obama, who died in March 2021. The claim is false; the foota
Three photos shared thousands of times on Facebook claim that they show Myanmar military’s helicopter shot down by the Karen National Union (KNU), one of the largest armed ethnic groups in Myanmar, on March 30, 2021. The photos circulated online foll
Aerial footage showing dozens of ships floating in the sea has been shared tens of thousands of times on Twitter, Facebook and Weibo, alongside a claim it shows vessels waiting to cross Egypt’s Suez Canal after a massive container ship blocked the
Has President Joe Biden taken down the southern border wall that former President Donald Trump built? No, that's not true: On Biden's first day in office, January 20, 2021, he ordered a "pause in construction and obligation of funds" rela
Was the first-ever picture of a sunset on Mars taken in 2021? No, that's not true: NASA published the first image of a Martian sunset in 1976. The claim that the first Martian sunset picture was taken in the 21st century has appeared in s
An image of a tearful woman gazing into the eyes of a police officer in riot gear has been shared in multiple Facebook posts which claim the picture was taken in the Netherlands in March 2021 amid protests against coronavirus lockdown restrictions. The
A photo has been shared in multiple Facebook posts alongside claims it shows food couriers crowding up to receive orders at a popular restaurant chain in Thailand despite a call to boycott by Thai opposition MP and anti-government Twitter users in Marc
Social media posts claim US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have traveled together in contravention of standard security measures, citing a photo from a trip to Georgia as evidence. This is false; journalists who covered the trip s
A picture has been shared hundreds of times on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim that it shows an eagle catching an Israeli surveillance drone flying over Gaza. The claim is false: the picture has circulated online in reports about an eagle catchi
A collection of 25 photos has been shared repeatedly on Facebook and Korean online portal Naver alongside a claim they show an underground gallery in Vatican City. The claim is false: none of the photos were taken in Vatican City; they in fact show
Photos have been circulating on social media in Kenya with the claim that the images show security officers stationed at the Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi on March 19, 2021. Some speculated that the heightened security indicated that a prominent official
Filmmaker Martin Scorsese and Foxx also are among the producers.
Actor James Doohan’s relationship with a fan was remembered fondly online in March 2021 to commemorate what would have been his 100th birthday. Fans of the Canadian actor’s work on the original series of Star Trek honored the occasion onlin
A photo collage has been shared repeatedly on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim that the two photos were taken 80 years apart and show there has been no rise of the sea level. However, the claim is false: the first image was taken in 2008 and h
An image of what appears to be a weasel on the back of a flying woodpecker has resurfaced on Facebook, prompting some users to ask again if the image is real. The picture first appeared in 2015, and was covered in the national media. Amateur phot
A video supposedly showing a drone hitting the wing of a passenger plane went viral ... again ... in 2021.
Johnson said the “best immunity possible” probably comes from having covid-19, so he would not be getting the vaccine. Experts say he's wrong.
Soon after a rapidly expanding cluster of Covid-19 infections was reported in a Hong Kong gym in March 2021, a group photo of people without facemasks in a gym has circulated on Facebook alongside claims that the picture was taken during the pandemic
A video taken by a camera-equipped drone buzzing through the nooks and crannies of a historic Minneapolis bowling alley has attracted hundreds of thousands of views online.
The former president of the United States no longer has access to a Twitter account, but he's still getting his message out.
Facebook posts circulating in Uganda show several images alongside a claim that they depict recent demonstrations in two Ugandan cities. The claim is false; the photos have been online since November 2020 when supporters of opposition leader Bobi Wine
Any foreigner (other than Pakistani or Bangladeshi) may take Indian currency not exceeding Rs 25,000 outside India, except to Nepal and Bhutan.
An image of cattle eating from a mound of discarded tomatoes on the roadside is circulating on social media with claims that it shows wasted produce after Nigerian food traders blocked supplies from the country’s north to the south. But this is false
A post circulating widely on Facebook claims that if dogs ingest poison, feeding them two raw eggs will “neutralize” the toxins. This is false; experts urge pet owners to take their dogs to a veterinary clinic immediately.
A Facebook post claiming to show an image of Earth taken from the surface of Mars has been shared hundreds of times online. The claim is misleading: the image is of Phobos, one of the Red Planet’s two moons, and was captured by a camera onboard N
Almost certainly due to the “On This Day” function, a February 2020 Facebook post about using mayo to remove crayon from walls recirculated in February 2021: Alongside an illustrative short video of blue crayon being effortlessly wiped from
Multiple Facebook posts have shared photos they claim show a gas pipeline exploding in Myanmar. The posts began circulating online after anti-coup activists issued calls to damage gas pipelines connecting Myanmar and China, as they accuse Beijing of
Many adolescents have been home schooled and isolated from their peer groups for much of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United States has pledged to tell the world its conclusions on what role Saudi Arabia's crown prince played in the brutal killing and carving up of a U.S.-based journalist.
Posts circulating on social media claim to show a photo of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip bowing before the Ethiopian emperor and empress. This claim is false; the queen did not visit Ethiopia for the first time until 1965, a decade after the ph
When rioters tore through the U.S. Capitol, some of them gripping Confederate battle flags, they didn’t encounter a statue of the most famous rebel general, Robert E. Lee.
A photo has been shared repeatedly in multiple posts on Twitter and TikTok alongside a claim it shows Myanmar security forces cracking down on anti-coup protesters in the city of Mandalay in February 2021. The claim is false: the image in fact shows a