For the record

Our special report on species saved from extinction by successful conservation wrongly included a large photograph of dorcas gazelles when we were intending to show the Arabian oryx (“Reasons to be cheerful”, News, last week, pages 18-19).

We confused our geography of Gothenburg last week when we said the area of the city “most notorious for radicalisation, the improbably named Angered, borders on Biskopsgården, where the problem is drugs and gangs, not Islamism”. There is actually about 10 kilometres between these suburbs. Biskopsgården is situated on one of Sweden’s largest islands (Hisingen); Angered is on the mainland. (“Sweden agonises over the ‘dark forces’ of nationalism truck attack may unleash”, News, page 23).

Apologies to readers in Southampton and the Isle of Wight. For weeks, your weather has been misrepresented on our forecast maps because the symbol showing the outlook for Stornoway has mysteriously also appeared over Southampton. Last Sunday, for example, a dark rain cloud hung over Southampton and the Isle of Wight despite temperatures on the south coast being hotter than Ibiza…

Write to Stephen Pritchard, Readers’ Editor, the Observer, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, email tel 020 3353 4656

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