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The five must-read posts from today, including Libya, the next Labour leader and the Ukip threat to

1. Why Libyan rebels' claims should not go unchallenged

Channel 4's Alex Thomson explains why reporters and the reported need to keep space between each other.

2. A Libyan no-fly zone is no different to invading Iraq

For the Telegraph, Con Coughlin argues that an effective no-fly zone is tantamount to a declaration of war.

3. Who will be the next Labour leader?

Over at Labour Uncut, Dan Hodges assesses Chuka Umunna's and Stella Creasy's chances of reaching the top job.

3. Yes, there's a growing Ukip threat to the Conservatives. But it's got less to do with the EU than you may think

ConservativeHome's Paul Goodman discusses the nature of the Ukip challenge to the Tories, and strategies for tackling it.

5. Clegg is asked to abolish himself in Commons written question

Political Scrapbook reports that the Deputy Prime Minister was asked whether he will axe his own post.

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Quiz: Can you identify fake news?

The furore around "fake" news shows no sign of abating. Can you spot what's real and what's not?

Hillary Clinton has spoken out today to warn about the fake news epidemic sweeping the world. Clinton went as far as to say that "lives are at risk" from fake news, the day after Pope Francis compared reading fake news to eating poop. (Side note: with real news like that, who needs the fake stuff?)

The sweeping distrust in fake news has caused some confusion, however, as many are unsure about how to actually tell the reals and the fakes apart. Short from seeing whether the logo will scratch off and asking the man from the market where he got it from, how can you really identify fake news? Take our test to see whether you have all the answers.

 

 

In all seriousness, many claim that identifying fake news is a simple matter of checking the source and disbelieving anything "too good to be true". Unfortunately, however, fake news outlets post real stories too, and real news outlets often slip up and publish the fakes. Use fact-checking websites like Snopes to really get to the bottom of a story, and always do a quick Google before you share anything. 

Amelia Tait is a technology and digital culture writer at the New Statesman.