This is not the first time Jeremy Clarkson has courted controversy

Errors and Omissions: Too many facts can give you the wrong picture

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Errors and Omissions: An introduction that paints an all too familiar picture

Our letters editor takes to task this week's Independent coverage

A long and winding road lies ahead for the SNP' hopes for the referendum and independence in 2016. But does its plans for the keys issues pass the MOT test analogy raised by David Cameron?

Errors and Omissions: Lost on a meandering trail of confusing clauses

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Queen Elizabeth II attends Derby day at the Investec Derby Festival at Epsom Racecourse on June 7, 2014 in Epsom, England.

Errors and omissions: Who decides what to call an extremist group?

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Errors and Omissions: In thrall to a word that we don’t quite comprehend

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My shout: John McEnroe has always courted controversy

Errors and Omissions: When does a quote become an ‘outburst’?

Our letters editor takes to task this week's Independent coverage

FBI photos depict various appearances of the convicted murderer JoAnne Chesimard

Errors and Omissions: How to make a drama out of a few inaccuracies

Our letters editor takes to task this week's Independent coverage

AKB48 perform during one of their daily concerts at Tokyo’s Akihabara theatre

Errors and Omissions: This awkward construction won’t bring music to the ears

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Israeli army soldiers take their positions

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

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Corrections and clarifications

An article of 5 January (“Police under fire for handling of Moat manhunt”) reported that the late PC David Rathband waited nine months for counselling promised by Northumbria Police. We have been asked to make clear that the force maintains that responsibility for the delay largely lay with PC Rathband himself.

Errors and Omissions: Byzantium deserves a better press than this

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Errors and Omissions: Let’s consign this cliché to a weighty tomb

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Errors and Omissions: There are better ways to label an article about France than ‘les’

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Errors and Omissions: Let's throw the asterisks out (but keep the bad language)

There is nothing incredible about the speed at which people throw things, but to bowdlerise a celebrated line from Larkin? That really is beyond belief

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

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