9th Jan 2020

This video does not show an official alert siren playing in London

This video does not show an official alert siren playing in London.

9th Jan 2020

This video does not show a real nuclear attack alert

The original video was made just for fun.

9th Jan 2020

Not every Nando’s UK restaurant is halal

An ad claiming this was for its Singapore restaurants.

9th Jan 2020

Claim that 500,000 people who haven’t paid any UK tax sign up with GPs per year is wrong

The number of new GP registrations is more like 650,000 a year now, but the data has major limitations.

8th Jan 2020

The police won’t always be dispatched if you dial 55 during a 999 call

If you can’t speak during a 999 call, dialling 55 can alert the operator that you need help, but it won’t guarantee that the police will come.

8th Jan 2020

Pension strikes in France have been widely reported in the UK

It’s not the case that the British media is ignoring the story.

2nd Jan 2020

Rail fares are increasing in price faster than other goods and services

Rail fare increases have been called both above and below inflation. The reality is they’re probably getting more expensive than most other things.

11th Dec 2019

The facts behind Labour and Conservative Facebook ads in this election

If there’s one issue that dominated discussion of campaign techniques in the run up to the election, it was online adverts. We look at how the Conservative and Labour campaigns ...

11th Dec 2019

Usman Khan and sentencing terror offences

After the London Bridge attack, there's been a debate over how people in the UK are sentenced for terror offences, in particular Usman Khan, the attacker.

11th Dec 2019

How much rail investment goes to Wales?

Wales makes up about 11% of the rail network in England and Wales.

11th Dec 2019

How many trade deals will we lose access to post Brexit if we leave the Customs Union?

This article is part of our Ask Full Fact series on the 2019 general election, answering your questions about the election, from claims the main parties are making to what ...

11th Dec 2019

What happens if there is a hung parliament?

This article is part of our Ask Full Fact series on the 2019 general election, answering your questions about the election, from claims the main parties are making to what ...

11th Dec 2019

Sajid Javid said on 5 December that homelessness has halved under the Conservatives since 2008—is this true?

This article is part of our Ask Full Fact series on the 2019 general election, answering your questions about the election, from claims the main parties are making to what ...

11th Dec 2019

Is it true that Labour will make private landlords sell their properties to their tenants?

This article is part of our Ask Full Fact series on the 2019 general election, answering your questions about the election, from claims the main parties are making to what ...

11th Dec 2019

Election 2019: what you need to know about polling day

Polling day for the 2019 General Election is on Thursday 12th December. Here are some key things to know about how to vote.