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Fact checks about the reported impacts of Brexit including imports, holidays, passports and the single market
Chris Bryant wrong on 0% EU VAT for heat pumps
Labour MP Chris Bryant also claimed that VAT exemption on solar panels already happens in the EU. This isn’t quite true.
Did the French PM really ask for the EU to ‘punish’ the UK over Brexit?
Claims the French PM wrote to the EU President asking the EU to punish the UK for Brexit have been controversial. We look at what his letter actually said.
Morrisons chicken sparks backlash
A picture of a chicken from Morrisons has gone viral for packaging stating the salt and pepper used are “non-EU”. Morrisons says this is to comply with legal requirements, not …
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BBC didn’t ‘censor’ footage of Brexit march
Thousands of people have shared claims that the BBC censored footage of a People’s Vote march.
Rishi Sunak pledge to review ‘2,400’ remaining EU laws doesn’t tell the full story
The government’s own figures show that hundreds of EU laws have already been amended, repealed or replaced.