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April Fool's Day, factchecked?

April Fool's Day, factchecked?

April Fool’s Day is a factchecker's nightmare.

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Full Fact on air and at work on Good Friday

Full Fact on air and at work on Good Friday

Full Fact's at work on today, appearing on the Today Programme and getting ready for the EU referendum campaign.

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What do you want to know about the EU?

What do you want to know about the EU?

Full Fact provides a resource to those who want impartial facts about the EU referendum. But it also provides a window on what people are interested in. So one month …

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Factchecking the Energy Bill

Factchecking the Energy Bill

We've factchecked claims about the Energy Bill ahead of third reading in the Commons.

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Mixed results on requests for information about EU immigrants

Mixed results on requests for information about EU immigrants

The government has released more information about EU immigrants working and claiming benefits here, but the most important figures are still under wraps.

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High impact factchecking

High impact factchecking

Three demonstrations of how Full Fact makes a difference in the past few days.

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Colour blind awareness in Full Fact graphs

Colour blind awareness in Full Fact graphs

Last week someone from the ONS got in touch pointing out that one of our graphs wasn't accessible to some colour-blind people.    We want our work to be accessible to …

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The tables have turned on employment figures

The tables have turned on employment figures

This week the ONS completed changes to its releases that will make it much easier to access and use its data

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Explaining the EU deal

Explaining the EU deal

The Prime Minister’s EU renegotiation deal, or “new settlement for the United Kingdom”, is a package of changes to EU rules being discussed by European leaders on 18 and 19 …

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Data on migrants' benefits: statistics watchdog highlights time lag

Data on migrants' benefits: statistics watchdog highlights time lag

The Government has released data to support its claims about migrants and benefits, but the UK Statistics Authority is disappointed about the delay.

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 DWP breaches statistics rules

DWP breaches statistics rules

The UK Statistics Authority revealed an official confession today of misdeeds from the Department for Work and Pensions.

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 Factchecking the Energy Bill second reading

Factchecking the Energy Bill second reading

We've factchecked claims about onshore wind, the Renewables Obligation, energy targets, the cost of energy to consumers, and jobs in the energy industry.

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