David Cameron has suffered from a case of mistaken identity after a Portuguese news programme confused him with director James Cameron

RTP 1 were covering the negotiations currently underway between the Prime Minister and the EU, when a graphic of the Oscar-winning filmmaker was used over the flags of Europe and the United Kingdom.

Over the caption 'Avoid the Brexit', the anchor discussed Mr Cameron's terms of renegotiation with the EU. 

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The station is considered to be the primary channel of Portugal's public broadcaster.

Other cases of mistaken identity include ITV News accidentally showing footage of Ainsley Harriott in a story on Sir Lenny Henry's knighthood.

ITV package uses Ainsley Harriot instead of Lenny Henry

ITV apologised for the gaffe which they blamed on a production error.

While back in 2004, Guy Goma, a man applying for a job as a Data Analyst, was thrust into the BBC News studio as an IT expert. Almost pulling off an interview regarding a complex legal case that involved Apple, Mr Goma's tale had been touted as the inspiration for a film in 2006

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His face at being announced as the editor of a technology website said it all. 

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