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.

Theresa May didn’t say paedophiles should be allowed to adopt children

An academic wrote a report proposing the change in 2010, but that wasn’t backed by the government.

Overblown: Wind turbines don’t take more energy to build than they will ever produce

A post claiming wind turbines can never produce as much energy as was taken to build them is based on a selective quotation and is incorrect.

The estimated number of homeless people in Britain is broadly comparable to the population of Iceland

The calculation includes the number of people living in temporary accommodation, hostels and those sleeping rough.

No, we are not experiencing “global cooling”

18 of the 19 warmest years on record have occurred since 2001.

Emmanuel Macron hasn’t said the UK must join the Euro if it wants to remain in the EU

A Facebook post has fabricated a quote from Emmanuel Macron about the conditions for the UK if it wants to remain in the EU.

Middle-EastEnders? No, the BBC isn’t adding Arabic subtitles to its flagship soap

A claim that the BBC will add permanent Arabic subtitles to EastEnders, to help refugees and other migrants settle in, is from a satirical news website and not true.

This video does not show Shamima Begum beheading someone in Syria

The video, from 2015, shows a child, not Shamima Begum, beheading a man in Syria.

You can’t be exempt from council tax if your home is used as a place of worship

There is no council tax discount for people who say a room in their home is used for praying.

The Cancer Act doesn’t ban the researching of cancer cures

It prohibits advertising cures to all but a select group of people.

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