You shouldn’t put a tampon in a stab wound

The most important thing is to apply pressure to the wound and dial 999.

We don’t know who attacked this Swedish woman

Posts online have suggested the attacker was a Muslim migrant, despite there being no evidence to prove this.

Clary sage in Radox isn’t dangerous for pregnant women

The Office for Product Safety and Standards told us there’s no evidence that clary sage would be dangerous at these levels.

This Diane Abbott poster is fake

The mocked up poster was superimposed onto a photo taken in 2005 of a billboard in Hackney.

Don’t attempt ‘cough CPR’ if you think you’re having a heart attack

If you think you’re having a heart attack you should dial 999.

Donald Tusk’s grandfather was not in the SS

But he was conscripted into the German armed forces during WWII after time spent imprisoned in concentration camps.

The “Momo challenge” is an online hoax fuelled by media coverage

We look at the extreme level of media coverage devoted to Momo, in comparison to the dearth of evidence that it actually exists.

UK taxpayers aren’t subsidising France’s 35-hour working week

The EU budget is not spent on subsidising the French or German working week, or transport and utilities systems.

Red Cross documents do not undermine official Holocaust death toll

Anti-Semitic claims that Red Cross documents show the Holocaust death toll was well below the widely accepted six million estimate are false.

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