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Migration facts in a post-truth world – IRIN

By Kristy Siegfried IRIN Post-Brexit and post-Donald Trump’s election, it’s hard to argue with the notion that we’re now living in a “post-truth” era in which objective facts often hold less weight than emotional appeals and “fake news” when it comes to shaping public opinion. Nowhere have post-truths gained more currency...
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UK migration figures a best guess, say MPs

Official UK migration figures are “little better than a best guess”, an influential group of MPs has said. The Public Administration Committee said the statistics were “not fit for purpose” and did not accurately assess how many non-UK residents were entering and leaving the country. The MPs recommended finding new...
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