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.

Mail on Sunday incorrectly claims that F-35Bs will land on HMS Queen Elizabeth for...

What's the problem? The F-35B is not yet cleared to land on HMS Queen Elizabeth.

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

Despite CND claims, Trident doesn’t run on Windows XP

Some have claimed that the Vanguard class submarines which carry Trident are vulnerable to cyber-attacks in the same way the recently hit NHS is, that is not the case.

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.

NATO responds to Russian myths about the Alliance and COVID-19

NATO say that Russian officials have made false accusations about the role of the Alliance in the fight against COVID-19.

Fact Check: Can the UK be ‘forced into an EU Army’?

The UK has a veto on EU military policy.

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.

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.

Fact Check – SNP manifesto makes incorrect shipbuilding claim

The SNP manifesto has made an incorrect claim regarding shipbuilding in Scotland.

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