Corrections and clarifications

Corrections and clarifications column editor

• We said in a report (Melania Trump accepts Daily Mail damages and apology in libel case, 13 April, page 5) that the US first lady “will be paid damages understood to be under $3m (£2.4m); the amount was not disclosed in the hearing”. To clarify: that figure of $3m includes damages and legal costs.

• The key on a graph showing inflation and pay growth between 2013 and 2017 had the colours the wrong way round: the dark blue line represented regular pay growth (excluding bonuses), and the light blue line showed inflation (Inflation v wages, 13 April, page 11).

• A photo caption (Sharing a joke, 13 April, page 23) identified the two men pictured at a conference on fintech (financial technology) as Mark Carney and Philip Hammond. But it did not name the woman who was also in the foreground. She is Eileen Burbidge, a partner at Passion Capital and the Treasury’s fintech envoy.

• Homophone corner: a graphic published with an article about gas and electricity bills (Pressure on PM to intervene after second energy price rise in a year, 13 April, page 13) was titled: “Duel fuel price increases”. As one reader quipped: “No doubt helps the PM ‘fight’ price rises!”

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