FactCheck: has the Irish badger cull worked?
Ireland has been killing badgers for years and bovine TB has gone down. Does that mean Britain is right to cull?
FactCheck: UK stats chief backs us on floods spending
The chair of the UK Statistics Authority has added his voice to growing doubt over the government’s use of statistics on flood defence spending.
FactCheck: Government still mired in dubious flood claims
The waves continue to batter Britain and the political storm over the coalition’s flood defence strategy is still raging too. Is this government really spending more than the last?
FactCheck: a deluge of spin on floods spending
The government says that despite the cuts, it is still spending more on flood defences than Labour. But this claim is far from watertight, as FactCheck finds out.
FactCheck: the badger cull – what we know and what we don’t know
The badger cull has finally begun, and claim and counter-claim about the science behind it are flying around like bullets. FactCheck investigates.
FactCheck: has the environment minister struck gold on GM?
The environment secretary says it is time to start embracing GM crops. But has he bitten off more than he can chew? FactCheck takes a look.