Misinformation on defence is easy to find

A well established journalist is repeating the claim 'the carriers have no aircraft'.

Common myths about Scottish shipbuilding

People often claim that no ships are being built in Scotland or that the orders went overseas - here's the reality.

Coronavirus disinformation results in hospitals being filmed

The latest misinformation has resulted in people filming local hospitals.

Scotland sees increased defence spend for sixth year

Scotland is the only part of the UK to have seen an increase in spending in each year since 2014 to the tune of £2.1bn, supporting around 12,400 direct jobs in Scotland according to Ministry of Defence figures.

Myths surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine

Most of the points raised have already been debunked but are still being propagated by non-experts. You'll probably see them in the comments below.

Common myths about shipbuilding in Scotland

Here are some of the most popular myths - and the reality behind them - surrounding naval shipbuilding in Scotland.

Eight persistent COVID-19 myths and why they are believed

From it being no worse than the flu to the vaccine conspiracy theories, Tanya Lewis has rounded up the most insidious false claims about the pandemic

MP claims ‘monthly transgressions’ and ‘no warships’ in Scottish waters

Member of Parliament for Kilmarnock and Loudoun Alan Brown has incorrectly claimed that there are "no surface warships" in Scotland, that there are "frequent transgressions into Scottish waters" requiring "regular patrols" and that Rosyth is "being scrapped", none of which is true.

The myths surrounding Britain’s new aircraft carriers

The most popular myth about the new British aircraft carriers is that they don't have any aircraft but there are many other false claims circulating on the internet, we've taken a look at some of them.

Misinformation spreads claiming ‘Nuclear submarine on fire in Scotland’

A Twitter account called @navynotnuclear has appeared to spread misinformation relating to a non-existent fire onboard a nuclear submarine in Scotland, something then picked up by @MatthewDresch for the @DailyMirror before spreading to a Russian propaganda website.

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