Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the heart of the Facebook data harvesting scandal revealed by Channel 4 News, have announced that they, along with their parent company, SCL Elections, are ceasing their global operations tonight.
Data from the “Antisemitism Barometer” suggests Labour supporters are less antisemitic than other parties’ supporters. But the same study also found that 83 per cent of British Jews think the Labour is too soft on antisemitism.
Both Labour and the Conservatives have blamed each other for destroying “landing cards” from the Windrush generation. But who’s really responsible? And would they have made made a difference to someone threatened with deportation?
Jeremy Corbyn is calling for a War Powers Act to require the government to get parliamentary approval before military interventions. But would it actually achieve the accountability Labour want?
For the first time in modern history, London’s murder rate is higher than New York’s. At least that’s what was reported last week. But FactCheck has received new figures from the New York Police Department that suggest otherwise. What did the early reports show? The original reports were based on figures seen by the Sunday…
By midnight tonight, every employer with more than 250 staff will have published information on how much men and women in their organisations get paid. Or at least, that’s what the law requires. The firms that have published data so far reveal that 78 per cent pay men more than women, while 13 per cent…
What has Cambridge Analytica actually been accused of? And why should you care?
Some commentators have accused Newsnight of altering a picture of the Labour leader to make him appear close to Russia. FactCheck investigates.
Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in hospital after exposure to what is believed to be a nerve agent. There’s no conclusive evidence yet to tell us who’s responsible. But this isn’t the first time that someone with links to the Kremlin has been attacked on British soil.
In just one article, Ms Coulter has made ten false or contested claims about immigration, mass shootings and gun control. Here they are.
The average UK vice chancellor gets paid six times as much as a lecturer. And there’s no evidence that senior pay is linked to university performance.
Despite what Labour’s claim appears to suggest, this is not a case of the government taking free school meals from a million children who are currently receiving them.
You might remember him as “the man who broke the Bank of England”, but George Soros is also at the centre of dozens of conspiracy theories. Here’s why they don’t stack up.
Jeremy Corbyn is right that police numbers are down by 21,000 since 2010. But his claim that crime is up is based on shaky figures. More reliable data shows crime is actually falling.
Labour have a good record on LGBT rights. But there’s no conclusive evidence for their claim that they did more than any government in history.