Sebastian Gorka seen wearing the controversial medal Screenshot (Fox News)

In an article of 25 April, we referred to the Vitezi Rend – a Hungarian organisation to which White House adviser Sebastian Gorka has been linked – as having been formed “out of the remains of the fascist Second World War government”.

In fact, the order was originally instituted in the 1920s by Regent Admiral Horthy, who led the country until 1944. It was subsequently banned as the war came to a conclusion, with Hungary subsequently coming under Communist Party rule; but it was reconstituted by veterans groups in exile.

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A piece on 30 April about Louis Aliot, Marine Le Pen’s partner, originally included a photograph that showed not Mr Aliot but Steeve Briois.

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On 27 April a report referred to Spice as a ‘legal high’. In fact, Spice – the brand name of synthetic cannabinoids – is captured by the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016, which was passed as a means of creating a blanket ban on such products. This criminalises the production, distribution, sale and supply of the substances. An amendment to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 last year made possession of synthetic cannabinoids illegal too, with the substances categorised as a Class B controlled drug.   

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