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Spotify removes Neil Young's music in COVID conspiracy theory row
The musician threatened the removal of his material from the platform in protest against content featured in comedian Joe Rogan's podcast that spotlighted a well known COVID-19 conspiracy theorist.
Neil Young demands exit from Spotify due to COVID 'conspiracy'
In an open letter Young criticised Joe Rogan's podcast which is exclusively hosted on Spotify for spreading misinformation.
Inmates sue after receiving Ivermectin to treat COVID without consent
Four inmates in the US state of Arkansas claim they were given Ivermectin after testing positive for COVID, but they say they were told that it was vitamins, antibiotics or steroids.
Honesty and humility will help combat COVID pseudo-science | View
A trust deficit may be driving low vaccine uptake and conspiracy theories in some European countries. It is within politicians' power to mitigate this, writes Péter Krekó of the Budapest-based Political Capital Institute
What happened to QAnon after the storming of the US Capitol?
Many of those who stormed the Capitol in January 2021 were followers of the unfounded conspiracy.
Most in North Macedonia think COVID was made to control humans: poll
The poll also found that 46% of citizens in North Macedonia believe the virus is being sprayed by aeroplanes.
Russian orthodox monk who denied the COVID-19 pandemic is jailed
Father Sergiy was arrested in December 2020 after giving sermons that urged believers to "die for Russia".
German judiciary worker accused of leaking information to conspiracist
A former employee at Berlin's public prosecutor's office allegedly told Attila Hildmann that an arrest warrant had been issued for him, allowing the conspiracist to flee the country.
Climate sceptics are using COVID-19 trauma against us, says new report
A new report by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue has identified a dangerous new brand of climate disinformation.
Anti-vaxxers pretend to be vegan to avoid having the COVID-19 vaccine
As people fake that they are 'ethical vegans' to avoid the COVID-19 vaccine, animal rights activists say everyone eligible should get vaccinated.
Why conspiracies are delaying our ability to solve the climate crisis
To many of us, conspiracy theories seem implausible, but millions of people still read and share them every day.
GB News criticised for platforming 'dangerous climate change deniers'
The brand new UK news channel has only been going for two weeks, yet has managed to rack up the complaints.
French conspiracy theorist and kidnapping suspect arrested in Malaysia
Malaysian police have arrested French conspiracy theorist Rémy Daillet-Wiedemann, who was wanted over the kidnapping of a young girl in April.
Malaysian police search for man linked to kidnapping of French girl
France has issued an international arrest warrant for the suspect who allegedly helped organise eight-year-old Mia's abduction on April 13.
What do veganism and conspiracy theories have in common?
Christopher Sebastian gives us his take on one of Germany's "most dangerous conspiracy theorists".
Conspiracy theorists are setting snow on fire ‘to prove it’s not real’
As massive snowstorms devastate parts of the US, some social media users are trying to claim the weather is a hoax.
Republican extremist Marjorie Taylor Greene voted off House committees
Nearly all Republicans voted against the Democratic move but none defended her lengthy history of endorsing outlandish conspiracy theories and violent, racist views.
How did conspiracy theorists react to Joe Biden's inauguration?
Supporters of the baseless QAnon theory believed that Donald Trump would remain US President to fight against supposed enemies in the "deep state".
Pro-Trump supporters who stormed Capitol Hill arrested and charged
Police in the US have detained and charged a number of pro-Trump supporters who took part in the Capitol Hill riots.
French coronavirus film gives floor to 'usual suspects of conspiracy'
French politicians and NGOs have severely criticised a new film "Hold Up" which features several debunked conspiracy theories about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Berlin museum artefacts damaged with mysterious stain
More than 60 artworks and artefacts at some of Berlin's best-known museums were smeared with an oily liquid earlier this month. Police have launched an investigation but say the motive for the vandalism was a mystery.
YouTube bans conspiracy theories that justify real-world violence
YouTube becomes the latest social media platform to take action against QAnon and other conspiracy theories, prohibiting content that targets users and has been used to justify real-world violence.
Facebook bans QAnon accounts across all platforms
Facebook says it will ban QAnon accounts across all platforms including pages that "do not contain violent content".
The 'anti-mask' movement: who are they and is one of them you?
Man or woman? Conspiracy theorist or libertarian? Right or left wing? Here is the typical profile of people refusing to wear a mask in France.
How to have a conversation with a coronavirus conspiracy theorist
You may have family or friends who believe in unfounded coronavirus conspiracies. So how can you engage in a conversation with them?
Romania's highest scientific body slammed for quoting 5G conspiracies
The World Health Organization (WHO) says there are no adverse health effects linked to wireless technologies and no consequences for public health regarding 5G. The Academy's press release was later taken down.