Errors and Omissions: To, from, up, down – we don’t know if we’re coming or going

Our letters editor reviews the Independent's coverage this week

Winter fuel allowance

Yesterday we reported that the proposed earnings limit for the winter fuel allowance (WFA) was to be £32,000 – in fact, it is around £42,000.  The WFA kicks in at the rate of £200 for the over-60s and £30 for the over-80s.

Luke Walker as he leaves Moxed Court in Crete

Errors and Omissions: Some things don’t travel very well from Greece to Britain

Tell us where the trial took place, at least. This week's Independent coverage is reviewed by our letters editor

Errors and Omissions: The latest rail excuse? There's an elephant on the line

Our chief politicical commentator casts his eye over this week's Independent

Prisons report

In an article earlier this week we misattributed remarks about the complaints process in prison to Debra Baldwin, an official with the Ministry of Justice. We are happy to point out that the words were not hers.

The Paraguayan presidential candidate and businessman, Horacio Cartes, currently leads in the polls

Errors and Omissions: Show some cajones and get rid of the asterisks

Plus: why one should always try to leave 10 minutes free at 3.35 on Tuesday afternoons for bringing out the best of the Dutch masters

Labour grandees

In our article “Labour grandees warn Miliband to be more than a voice of protest” (14 April 2013), we wrongly identified John Prescott as one of those making criticisms of the Labour leadership, it was in fact David Blunkett. We apologise to Lord Prescott for our error.

Reporting of Kashmir victim

On Monday we reported that Tom Groves, whose sister Sarah was killed in Kashmir last week, had expressed concern over approaches to the family by The Sun newspaper.  A spokesman for The Sun has disputed this account and said the paper’s reporter acted properly and sensitively, having made the same approaches as other media organisations.

Errors and Omissions: With churches it’s easy to get your Nicholases in a twist

Plus, a heads up on Google Glass: the Independent on Sunday's chief political commentator runs his rule over this week's coverage

Trinity Mirror

In an article in last week’s Independent on Sunday (“Trinity Mirror executives need to face up to the murky past”) we said that a report gathered from former senior Mirror reporters was given to Trinity Mirror chief executive Simon Fox and chairman David Grigson.  Mr Fox and Mr Grigson have pointed out that they have not seen any such report and we are happy to acknowledge this and apologise to them.

Errors and Omissions: We might need a solemn oath to save ‘he’ and ‘she’ from extinction

Our peerless pedant looks over this week's Independent coverage

Errors and Omissions: Do we need a history lesson when it comes to Napoleon?

An unnecessarily detailed biography is just one slip that's drawn the attention of our Letters editor this week

GFH Capital

In our article, ‘GFH Capital set for a tidy profit out of Leeds Sale’ (13 February 2013) we wrote that Ken Bates is ‘still owed a significant sum’ from the sale of Leeds United Football Club to GFH Capital. GFH has informed us that we were wrong and in fact,  all sums due under the deal have been paid and that the purchase price was not ‘£17million plus other payments…’  as quoted.

Errors and Omissions: The chilling indifference of Millwall's famous terrace chant

Does everybody hate Millwall? Not quite. This week's misrememberings and inaccuracies are put under the microscope by our peerless Letters editor

Errors and Omissions: We have plenty of words to describe big amounts – but not a plethora

How can you be a member of the British Empire? This week's imprecisions and inaccuracies are put in their place by our peerless Letters editor

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