Viral image about pensioners and refugees is wrong on every single number

People living in Britain as refugees are entitled to the same benefit and pension payments as UK citizens.

This picture doesn’t show a horse found living in a flat in Preston

The picture has been shared over 25,000 times, but was actually taken in Illinois in the USA. It’s not a real horse.

What are the possible side effects of the contraceptive pill Rigevidon?

A Facebook post on people’s experiences with this type of pill has gone viral. But what are the risks in taking it?

Are dogs dying from eating jerky treats?

There is some association between dogs eating jerky treats and developing a kidney disorder called Fanconi Syndrome, but it is not linked to any brand or shop.

Viral video of police officer taking drugs doesn’t feature a real officer

A prank video showing someone in a police uniform taking drugs didn’t feature a real police officer.

Greenwich Council have removed a Lee Rigby memorial

Greenwich council have removed a memorial stone to Lee Rigby and replaced it with an official memorial.

No, this image doesn’t show Merkel, May and the Lithuanian president hanging out as teenagers

An image of Angela Merkel as a teenager with friends does not also show Theresa May and the Lithuanian President.

It’s not true that dialling 55 in a silent 999 call lets the police track your location

Dialling 55 when you make an emergency call should put you through to the police, but it won’t automatically track your location, and it’s not always possible to pinpoint your …

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