13TH AUG 2018
Here’s how to tell whether a video you’ve seen online is real.
It can be difficult to work out whether crime stories have real substance to them, but there are some steps you can follow to help.
18TH JUL 2018
We look at a number of doctored or misleading images shared online, and explain how to spot them.
Polls often dominate political conversation but it can sometimes be difficult to sort the wheat from the chaff. Here are a few steps you can follow to help you judge ...
31ST JAN 2019
The picture has been shared over 25,000 times, but was actually taken in Illinois in the USA. It’s not a real horse.
28TH MAR 2019
This protest sign, from a different march in 2011, has been edited.
31ST MAR 2015
The election doesn't make the top ten most read on BBC News or the Telegraph today. The Telegraph's Matt cartoon gets to the point. It only gets one spot (the ...
20TH DEC 2018
So we finally had a year without a major public vote. Regardless, 2018 saw a stack of claims for the Full Fact team to check—some accurate, some not. Here’s a ...
23RD JUN 2015
There's uncertainty around estimates of how many deaths could be prevented by earlier diagnosis of cancer
29TH MAR 2019
The image was a digitally edited April Fools' Joke made by a South African game reserve.
25TH JAN 2012
The ongoing Leveson Inquiry has placed the culture and practices of the newspaper industry in the spotlight. As part of this, Full Fact has been working hard to ensure that ...
5TH MAY 2015
In our General Election Factcheck 2015 report, we include five common pitfalls when it comes to political claims. These are errors that politicians often fall into, and are all too ...
26TH APR 2019
The image has been digitally edited.
19TH JUN 2019
Like many other viral tube signs, this one is a fake.
27TH SEP 2018
Charlie Elphicke MP used a poll from his own Facebook page to show the “astonishing” popularity of a free trade deal. But polling like this is deeply flawed.
17TH JAN 2012
Nigel Hawkes is the editor of Straight Statistics. This article was originally published on StraightStatistics.org The Guardian's Readers' Editor conceded last week that the paper is not too good with ...
28TH SEP 2017
“Overall, how happy did you feel yesterday”, the Office for National Statistics asks people every year.
8TH MAR 2019
The mocked up poster was superimposed onto a photo taken in 2005 of a billboard in Hackney.
8TH JAN 2019
The Department of Health and Social Care told us it didn’t make this poster.
4TH OCT 2011
Earlier today Home Secretary Theresa May made a striking claim about the how pet ownership was interpreted in human rights legislation. She told delegates at the Conservative Party conference of ...