As a correspondent, the likely future PM produced exaggerated tales that were lapped up at home.
Alexandra Hall Hall says UK ‘damagingly’ downplayed impact on NI peace process.
What did they expect? For years, the British people were fed lies and disinformation about so-called Brussels red tape — much of it by Boris Johnson, including in his years as a journalist.
Britain and Europe: “The Hope Still Lives” 07/05/2021
This is an edited version of the Julian Priestley Memorial Lecture delivered by the author on 7 May 2021.
An aerial image of a large protest has been shared on Facebook and Instagram alongside a claim that it shows an anti-lockdown demonstration in the UK capital of London in March 2021. The claim is false; the photo in fact shows an anti-Brexit protest in March 2019.
British Brexit strategist Daniel Hannan is this week’s guest on Conflict Zone, discussing how honest his Vote Leave campaign really was. Did it misinform and mislead voters as some claim? And what does a post-Brexit UK look like?
Cross-party group files claim to force inquiry into Russian interference in UK elections.
A former Irish Ambassador retweeting a former French Ambassador, half in condemnation half in sorrow about the UK government. 15/09/2020
A former Irish Ambassador retweeting a former French Ambassador, half in condemnation half in sorrow about the UK government. Once upon a time this would have mattered deeply to any UK government.
Simon Coveney: “Sorry, there is no blockade proposed. And that is the type of inflammatory language coming from No 10 which is spin. And not truth" 13/09/2020
Andrew Marr: “Would the EU block goods entering Northern Ireland from Britain?” / Simon Coveney: “Sorry, there is no blockade proposed. And that is the type of inflammatory language coming from No 10 which is spin. And not truth"
Ursula von der Leyen hits out at Britain over plans to breach agreement on Northern Ireland.
Conservative Party used disinformation ‘with new level of impunity’ during 2019 general election, report finds 23/08/2020
Researchers warn that tactics could undermine public trust in government messaging amid coronavirus pandemic.
Russia report: Moscow's disinformation campaign fuelling 'political extremism' and division in UK 21/07/2020
Russian accounts push views on Brexit, terror attacks and race as part of 'culture wars', expert says.
EEAS SPECIAL REPORT UPDATE: Short Assessment of Narratives and Disinformation Around the COVID-19 Pandemic 01/04/2020
João Vale de Almeida’s main task will be ensuring Britain sticks to withdrawal agreement.
Boris Johnson’s government is waging a war of words not against the EU but the British people.
Downing Street issues series of dos and don’ts on language department staff must use.
EP Today using articles from Kremlin-funded outlet RT, says EU disinformation taskforce.
That claim you’ve seen about Supreme Court judges getting paid £175,000 by the EU is totally made up
Leaving the EU without a deal threatens health and the NHS in many ways, but the scale of the threat remains unclear. / We propose a framework that could be the basis for the comprehensive health impact assessment to inform politicians and the public. / The government’s claims that it is prepared for no deal are implausible and, at best, might mitigate some of the worst consequences.
The poll showed that 44%, not a majority, agreed with the statement. There are also other problems with the poll.
"EU Commission paper which he says resolved the Irish border issues ... This claim is false." 25/06/2019
This Johnson surrogate keeps referring to a recent EU Commission paper which he says resolved the Irish border issues. Surprise! This claim is false.
In August 2018, Spanish authorities uncovered a plot by anti-Brexit campaigners to assassinate leading Brexiteer and now favourite to be Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson. Or did they?