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We cannot allow future referendum campaigns to be swayed by lies and misinformation.
LEVELLING up secretary Michael Gove has been caught out sharing misleading trade figures, according to a fact-checking organisation.
Labour Movement for Europe says there is ‘no excuse’ for leader failing to back closer ties – proposing trade, energy and security.
Reminders of how Brexit Party MEPs voted in crackdowns on Russian propaganda have been making the rounds on social media as the war in Ukraine intensifies.
British voters were not fully informed on the implications of Brexit during the referendum in 2016, a European Parliament report has concluded.
A video by the UK Foreign Office criticising the Northern Ireland Protocol has been condemned as “Trumpian propaganda” in the Irish parliament.
Alexandra Hall Hall says UK ‘damagingly’ downplayed impact on NI peace process.
Cross-party group files claim to force inquiry into Russian interference in UK elections.
Ursula von der Leyen hits out at Britain over plans to breach agreement on Northern Ireland.
Researchers warn that tactics could undermine public trust in government messaging amid coronavirus pandemic.
Russian accounts push views on Brexit, terror attacks and race as part of 'culture wars', expert says.
João Vale de Almeida’s main task will be ensuring Britain sticks to withdrawal agreement.
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.
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?
Today the Commission and the High Representative report on the progress achieved in the fight against disinformation and the main lessons drawn from the European elections, as a contribution to the discussions by EU leaders next week.
Letters purporting to be from a Brexit-supporting Russian woman living in the UK have prompted claims of a targeted “disinformation” campaign after an allegedly “fake persona” was used to send anti-EU messages to regional newspapers.
Ex-minister’s claim about EU boast over Brexit resurfaces in pro-unionist campaign video. / The European commission has described a claim made by the Conservative leadership hopeful Dominic Raab about a key EU official’s views on Brexit as “fake, fraudulent and pure disinformation” after it was spread in an election campaign video.
Less than two weeks before pivotal elections for the European Parliament, a constellation of websites and social media accounts linked to Russia or far-right groups is spreading disinformation, encouraging discord and amplifying distrust in the centrist parties that have governed for decades.
As has been the case for many recent national elections, the European Parliament elections are also facing the challenges of online disinformation. The European Commission is making an extra effort to push giant tech companies to implement a voluntary code of conduct against disinformation. European researchers are preparing the first studies on the topic.
Buried in the detail of a new poll which right-wing newspapers seized on as support for a no-deal Brexit reveals that the public have swung in support of Remain and believe that anti-Brexit measures are the best options for democracy.
Brexiteer Esther McVey has come under fire after sharing a debunked article suggesting all EU member states will be forced to adopt the Euro by 2020.