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Is there majority support for marriage equality?
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Is there majority support for marriage equality?

CLAIM: Seventy percent of people in Northern Ireland and the majority of its Assembly Members support marriage equality for LGBT couples. CONCLUSION:...

Are all taxis allowed in bus lanes?

CLAIM: All taxis can use bus lanes in many cities in Ireland and the UK. CONCLUSION: Partly accurate. True in...

Are all taxis allowed in bus lanes?

How much do MLAs earn (or not)?

CLAIM: Progressive Politics NI claimed that MLAs were paid "nearly £2.2 million" in salaries up to 3rd September...

How much do MLAs earn (or not)?

Full Fact: How many women leave Northern Ireland to have an abortion in Britain?

CLAIM: Figures published ahead of the Irish referendum on abortion show only 43 women came from Ireland to have an...

Full Fact: How many women leave Northern Ireland to have an abortion in Britain?

Did a large rock fall onto the Antrim coast road?

CLAIM: There was a rock fall on the Antrim coast road on 9 August 2017. CONCLUSION: False. The image is a cropped...

Did a large rock fall onto the Antrim coast road?