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3 Jun
Some users are claiming that US channels CNN & NBC News presented two different men as the father of the same Uvalde school shooting victim. We show you why this claim is bogus. Meanwhile in other news, some users mistakenly believe that the colours of the Ukrainian flag have been added to the Pride flag. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
27 May
The local paper in Uvalde, Texas publishes its first issue since the shooting that killed 19 children and their teachers: an all-black front page with the date of the massacre. Despite the shooting, US gun lobby the NRA is going forward with its annual convention in Texas this weekend. We also look at reactions in the British papers to the long-awaited Sue Gray report on lockdown parties at Downing Street. Plus, we find out new information on how Covid-19 can change our sense of smell.
12 May 2021
Emergency services say an explosion occurred during a shooting at a school in the Russian city of Kazan. At least nine people are reported to have died.
19 Feb 2018
Florida students have been rallying for more gun control after last week's deadly school shooting. Some papers wonder: could this be the start of a new student-led social movement in the US?

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