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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Conspiracy Theory

This year
Debunked: Screenshot of headline about far-right conspiracy theories being true is fabricated
The alleged author of the article said she was targeted by “trolls”
All time
'I hung up for the last time': How I lost my partner to conspiracy theories
Our reader documents her relationship with a partner who became an advocate of online conspiracy theories.
Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon conspiracy
The social network began suspending accounts last Friday.
QAnon: What is this conspiracy and why has Facebook banned it?
More time on the Internet due to the pandemic, coupled with Facebook’s recommendation algorithms, has added fuel to the QAnon fire.
'People that love our country': Trump praises the supporters of conspiracy theory QAnon
The baseless theory suggests the US President is saving the nation from a satanic cult of child sex traffickers.
Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide
The false message being shared on Facebook claims they are due to appear before a human rights tribunal next week.
Mast destruction: How community opposition paved the way for the 5G coronavirus hoax
The 21st-century conspiracy has its roots in decades-old fears about mobile infrastructure.
Alex Jones and Infowars banned from Facebook
Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam was also banned.
A conspiracy theory about Anne Hathaway, her husband and Shakespeare is spooking Twitter
Millneials are gripped by this freaky theory.
People on Twitter are convinced that Trump has been bringing a Melania body double around with him
In 2017, could we honestly rule this out?
8 excellent fan theories about movies and TV shows that could actually be true
*thinking face*
People think Starbucks is spelling your name wrong on purpose
Donald Trump claims his rival's father helped the man who assassinated JFK
Trump repeated a tabloid claim that Rafael Cruz handed out leaflets with Lee Harvey Oswald
The internet thinks that the whole Apple/Taylor Swift debacle was a publicity stunt
A British paper reacted in a novel way to not being allowed report 'sensitive' parts of a terror trial...
…by printing the relevant information anyway and then blanking it out CIA style.
Ander Herrera's Manchester United move: what made the deal collapse
Three lawyers were not imposters, Spanish league sources say.
'Referees have it in for Kilkenny this year' says former star Martin Comerford
The five-time All-Ireland winner feels Henry Shefflin’s red card against Cork is the tip of an unfair iceberg.
CIA papers reveal that Area 51 does exist
Declassified CIA documents provide proof that Area 51 is a real place, but there is no mention of UFOs.
Mayo 'colluding' with Monaghan, claims Donegal coach Rory Gallagher
The Farney have named their starting XV for the Tyrone clash, meanwhile.
6 reasons Roy Keane and Tommy Tiernan are the same person
Have you ever seen them in the same room, The Internet? Well?
Here's your Lionel Messi conspiracy theory pic of the day
The Portuguese media have come up with an innovative idea, as Benfica bid to stop the Argentinian superstar.
8 sporting events that conspiracy theorists think were rigged
Was it the one-armed man? Or the second shooter on the grassy knoll. We weigh up the facts.
WATCH: Is this why Bayern Munich didn’t win the Champions League?
There was something fortuitous about Chelsea’s Champions League victory other than their penalty kick success.
Column: Why conspiracy theories are still alive, ten years after 9/11
As the tenth anniversary of the attack approaches, Tamara Lush explores why many still believe it was an inside job.
Declassified FBI files tell of UFO sightings in Utah and New Mexico
Recently declassified memos show that agents had exchanged information about UFOs being spotted in Utah and New Mexico in the late 1940s.
THAT Jim Corr appearance on the Late Late Show
You might have missed it, but people are talking – so here’s the full 14 minutes of Jim Corr’s spot on the Late Late Show.