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Read our snap analysis from the last few days, including coverage of the Rochdale by-election and two claims from Prime Minister’s Questions.

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A screenshot of a BBC headline reporting that Amnesty International stripped Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny of his ‘prisoner of conscience’ status is circulating online.

While this is a genuine article, it dates back to 2021. Amnesty reversed the decision shortly after, apologised to Mr Navalny and restored this status.

Alexei Navalny claim

Several posts on social media have claimed a 10-hour shift as a junior doctor pays £140.

This is incorrect. The minimum that a junior doctor in England would now earn for a shift of this length is about £155, and most earn much more.

Junior doctors pay

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