Full Fact fights bad information

We’re a team of independent fact checkers and campaigners who find, expose and counter the harm it does.

Full Fact fights bad information

Bad information ruins lives. It promotes hate, damages people’s health, and hurts democracy. You deserve better.

Recent fact checks

Our politics blog has rolling coverage of and commentary on what we’re fact checking in Westminster and beyond.

Read our snap analysis of Prime Minister’s Questions, as well as claims about the recent smoking ban bill vote, and the timetable for flights to Rwanda.

Live blog

As part of his five pledges in January 2023, Rishi Sunak promised that “NHS waiting lists will fall, and people will get the care they need more quickly”.

Our explainer looks at how waiting lists and waiting times are measured, how they’ve changed in recent months, and the impact of strikes and the pandemic.

Waiting lists

A video compilation has been shared online with false claims it shows recent attacks on Israel from Iran, Iraq and Lebanon.

This is not true. All but one of the clips have been found to come from unrelated events in Ukraine, Chile and Argentina.

Misleading video