Clarifications and corrections

The average issue of the Daily Mail contains around 80,000 words - the equivalent of a paperback book – most of which are written on the day under tremendous pressure of deadlines.

Huge efforts are made to ensure our journalism meets the highest possible standards of accuracy but it is inevitable that mistakes do occur.

This column provides an opportunity to correct those errors quickly and prominently.


An article in Friday’s paper suggested Google’s new privacy policy allows it to gather more information about its customers’ internet use.

We are happy to clarify that the change in fact enables Google to share the information it already obtains across its various services.


If you wish to report an inaccuracy, please write to the Readers’ Editor, Daily Mail, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT or email


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