Correction

An item in last Saturday’s Magazine referred to a concert in Caracas last year conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, which took place on the same day that anti-government protesters were killed by security forces on the streets of the city. We have been asked to point out that the concert was not attended by Venezuelan government dignitaries, including president Nicholas Maduro.

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Correction

Tuesday’s Conference Diary reported that Donal Blaney had, during a speech at the Conservative Way Forward reception, failed to spot Liam Fox MP in the room and had therefore not welcomed him by name as he had other MPs who were present.  Mr Blaney has informed us that he was not in fact the speaker in question and we are glad to set the record straight. Our apologies for the error.

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Alexander Temerko

Alexander Temerko, whose consortium hopes to bring electricity from a French nuclear power station to southern Britain (Independent, 1 Sept), has asked us to reiterate that his proposal is to connect an underground pipeline to the National Grid at Lovedean in Hampshire, 14 miles inland from Portsmouth. The suggestion that he might have to connect further north in Surrey was, Mr Temerko tells us, tabled by National Grid due to lack of capacity on the south coast, and is not therefore “his plan”, as our headline put it.

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Mark Lonnie

Contrary to an article of 9 June, we understand that Mark Lonnie was not arrested prior to his caution in 2009 for assaulting a teenage pupil who he believed was about to attack him.

FBI photos depict various appearances of the convicted murderer JoAnne Chesimard

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Dr Penelope Leach

In an article of 15 June (“Fathers round on baby guru Leach over sleepovers”), The Independent on Sunday reported on recommendations in Penelope Leach's new book that children of four and under whose parents are separated should not generally have overnight stays with their fathers.

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Mr Timur Kulibaev

An article published on 31 May 2014 (“Piping Hot: How Putin Won China Gas Deal”) referred to  allegations suggesting that Mr Kulibaev, a Kazakhstan businessman, was (1) a member of an organised criminal gang; (2) involved in theft of state property on a large scale and abuse of power; (3) money-laundering; and (4) accepting a US$100m bribe made by Chinese state companies.

Israeli army soldiers take their positions

Errors and Omissions: Some news reports don’t quite hit the right target

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