Jun 152012

From the Daily Mail

Gordon Brown

Following an item published on June 9, former PM Gordon Brown asks us to point out that both he and Mrs Brown attended the Parliamentary celebration for the Queen at Westminster Hall and were present last Sunday at the Fife celebration in Dunfermline Abbey, after which Mr Brown paid tribute to the Queen’s 60 years of service. They will also be attending a special lunch in honour of Her Majesty next month.

[This story has not been corrected on the Mail web site]

Feb 222012

From the Daily Mail

[Note: Usually corrections and clarifications are published overnight. This one appeared at just after 4pm on 22 Feb. I assume it was published in the paper on 23 Feb]

Disability Living Allowance

An editorial on 11 November suggested that Labour had encouraged the huge rise in the number of Disability Living Allowance claimants in order to keep the unemployment figures down. We are happy to clarify that the Disability Living Allowance – which is worth an average of £70 a week – is available to people in work as well as the unemployed.

[The date, the comments and the HTML title tag on the article I’ve linked to together convince me that I have the correct article. But the text says nothing about the DLA, so it looks like the incorrect information has been removed]


It is the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this summer rather than her Golden Jubilee, as we mistakenly said in an article in Monday’s paper.

[I can’t find this on the Mail web site. I suspect it’s important enough that they have corrected it without noting the correction]

Nov 132011

From the Mail on Sunday

Green Stealth Taxes

On September 18 and on October 29 we said the Government’s ‘green stealth taxes’ are costing families an average of £200 a year – an increase of 15 – 20 per cent on typical domestic power bills. In fact Ofgem estimates that environmental costs account for 7 per cent, or £100, of the average domestic power bill.

[Neither of these stories have been corrected on the Mail web site]

Duchess of Cambridge

Last week we incorrectly referred to The Queen as the Duchess of Cambridge’s mother-in-law. Her Majesty is, of course, the Duchess’s grandmother-in-law.

[The story on the Mail web site has been edited to reflect this correction with no indication that any edit has taken place]

M5 Motorway Accident

Regarding our report of last weekend’s M5 motorway accident, there have been four motorway crashes in which 13 died, most recently near the Severn Bridge in 1995. Britain’s worst road accident was in North Yorkshire in 1975 when a coach went off a bridge killing 33.

[This article has not been corrected on the Mail web site]