Ferret Fact Service
Claim phone alert was contracted to firm owned by prime minister’s wife is False
The emergency alert that appeared on the phones of millions of people across the UK has been connected to a number of conspiracy theories and claims.
FFS Show 44: Christmas strikes special
On this podcast we spoke to Eve Livingston about misinformation on the Christmas strikes, and talk about an energy claim thats been made for nearly 20 years!
Claim that Scotland has 25 per cent of Europe’s offshore wind capacity is False
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim by new SNP Westminster leader Stephen Flynn that Scotland has 25 per cent of Europe's offshore wind capacity.
Fact check: Claims about the Scots language
Ferret Fact Service looked into some common claims about the Scots language.
FFS Show 42: Migration, Manston and the asylum backlog
Are you confused about what's been happening at the Manston migrant centre, and what the situation is with people crossing the channel in small boats?
Claim there wasn’t time for forecast alongside Growth Plan is Mostly False
The ‘mini budget’ announced at the end of September has had significant consequences for the country and the prime minister.
FFS Explains: Scotland’s rent freeze and eviction ban
FFS explains Scotland's rent freeze including what it is, who it will affect, why it is being introduced, and what the reaction has been.
FFS explains: Why are TikTokers criticising the UK Government on abortion rights?
The UK Government is under pressure to explain why it deleted key pledges on women’s sexual and reproductive rights from a policy document produced by a human rights conference it chaired earlier this month.
FFS explains: Scottish drug deaths and how they compare with UK and Europe
The National Records of Scotland (NRS) has published its latest statistics on drug deaths, which show 1,330 people died of drug misuse in 2021.