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

Naval shipbuilding in Scotland has become controversial once again.

‘Carrier with no planes’ – The myth that’s even being repeated by MPs

HMS Queen Elizabeth and her F-35 jets have been out to sea a few times now for trials and exercises so it's hard to imagine people, especially a Member of Parliament, spreading the myth that 'the carrier has no aircraft' but here we are.

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.

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.

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.

Can frigates planned since 2015 really be an ‘indyref2 bribe’?

There have been claims on social media that the awarding of five frigates to Babcock at Rosyth is a bribe.

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.

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