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He did not. The French newspaper Le Monde released an article debunking this claim. The origin of the quote is a German satirical article from Contra Magazin. Original quote in German: Die Briten verstoßen gegen die EU-Rahmenbedingungen, da es nicht in der Philosophie der EU liegt, dass der Mob über Aufstieg und Untergang der EU entscheiden darf. ...


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"Is this claim accurate?" Likely No, but also likely close to that. The Guardian, emphasis mine: The FTSE 100 tumbled by 12.5% during 2018, its biggest annual decline since 2008, wiping out more than £240bn of shareholder value. According to the Daily Mail, Vote Leave has claimed (in 2015) that (emphasis mine)... Britain has handed £503 BILLION to ...


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It is true that the vast majority of vets working in abbatoirs are non-UK graduates, and mostly from elsewhere in the EU. The exact number probably isn't known, but official estimates are consistent with the 95% figure, though that likely also includes vets from outside the EU. A May 2017 report "Brexit and the veterinary profession" [pdf] from the British ...


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The data is fake, the original was intended to be humorous not realistic The context of the original post clearly indicates that the intent was a humorous illustration of the point that correlation doesn't equal causation. The Snopes analysis shows that the BSE map is a fake created by altering the referendum map. The Snopes comparison of the maps is ...


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Research from the University of Southampton found a statistically significant link between the Brexit referendum and an increase in hate crimes. The latest crime survey stats for hate crimes are only available up to 2015. However, it should be noted that the numbers in the survey tend to mirror the number of reported crimes, only a little higher, so in the ...


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The article reports that it is based on "Analysis conducted using open source tools at the University of Michigan known as the OSOME Lab or Truthy." OSoMe does not offer any service which claims to track "Kremlin trolls". It does, however, have a service which detects "bots." The website for OSoMe's "Botometer" says: Botometer (formerly BotOrNot) checks ...


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Acuity Analysis seems to have produced some other documents such as briefing for Unite the Union. Its web registration for www.acuityanalysis.org seems to have been done from Cambridgeshire, which is consistent with the Companies House information combinatorics found. There does not actually seem to be any content there. Its online presence has all the ...


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