How did the rumour of a military base in Strathclyde Park spread?

When I contacted the Blantyre Telegraph for comment about their claims an Army base was being set up near Glasgow, they threatened me with legal action if I even dared to mention their Facebook page.

Local newspaper and MSP share misinformation on Army plans

Local newspapers like the 'Blantyre Telegraph' and MSPs like Richard Lyle are unwittingly helping to spread misinformation regarding the armed forces response to Covid-19.

Government confirm ‘zero prospect of lockdown’ this weekend

Despite widely circulated claims on social media there will not be a lockdown in the UK this weekend, the Government have confirmed.

No, the Army aren’t building secret ‘tent bases’ in Glasgow for a lockdown

One of the strangest myths circulating during the Covid-19 pandemic originates in the west of Scotland.

No, that’s not the British Army preparing for lockdown

A number of posts on Facebook and Twitter have went viral (pun intended), all of them share the same misleading image.

Would UK naval shipbuilding continue in Scotland if it left the UK?

Naval shipbuilding in Scotland has become controversial once again.

Sturgeon claims Royal Navy shipbuilding could come to independent Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, has again incorrectly claimed that Royal Navy work could come to shipyards in an independent Scotland.

All the incorrect defence claims made in Party manifestos

A summary of defence related errors made in the main UK political party General Election 2019 manifestos.

Fact Check – Liberal Democrats manifesto wrong on submarine patrols

The Liberal Democrats manifesto has made an incorrect point regarding the patrolling patterns of Trident carrying submarines.
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Fact Check – Labour manifesto makes significant mistake over Army size

The Labour manifesto has made an incorrect claim regarding the size of the British Army.

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