This site has been archived. The work goes on at Full Fact.


Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 08/02/2012 - 14:39

Building icon

Squeezing Scottish drinkers until the pips squeak

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 26/01/2012 - 11:28

Building icon

Alcohol-related hospital admissions set to tumble

Headlines asserting that hospital admissions attributable to alcohol have doubled since 2004 to over a million a year could soon be just a nasty memory.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 16/01/2012 - 18:09

Pie Chart

Death rates in a Welsh village misconstrued

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 15/12/2011 - 16:38

Building icon

How frequent are wars?

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 09/12/2011 - 18:08

Building icon

Cancer: it’s still your fault

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 28/11/2011 - 11:48

Pie Chart

Britain’s record on cancer: an update

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 23/11/2011 - 15:18

Building icon

Jumping on the winter deaths bandwagon

Several papers this morning bemoaned the latest figures for excess winter deaths, but it’s not clear why.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 15/11/2011 - 14:34

Building icon

Britain’s record on cancer: who’s right?

Claims made by David Cameron and Andrew Lansley about cancer care in the NHS have generated a row that shows no sign of diminishing.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 07/11/2011 - 14:57

Building icon

Eat English, Live Longer

Can it really be true that the Celtic nations of the UK could save almost 4,000 lives every year by eating like the English?

Sheil Bird :: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 10:32

Building icon

Mephedrone and Russian roulette: are they really comparable?

Yesterday users of designer drugs including mephedrone were told they were playing Russian roulette with their lives.