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We wrongly attributed a letter on gene editing to Christopher Price, CEO of Rare Breeds Survival Trust, when it was actually written by Patrick Cosgrove (Your Letters, October 3, page 48). Mr. Price’s letter can be read online here

Japanese writer Hiromi Kawakami is a woman, not a man, as our reference to Strange weather in Tokyo as “his 2013 book” (20 Classic Books by Writers of Color, October 3, The New Review, page 8).

A review of Lady Hale’s memoirs spider woman said she was sitting with “10 male judges” for the Supreme Court prorogation hearing; in fact, she sat with eight male and two female judges (A Tangled Web She Weaves, October 3, The New Review, page 38).

One caption misspelled the last name of actor, writer, producer and director Michaela Coel as “Cole” (Yes, young recruits are diverse. But why does television always lack Blacks in the lead roles ?, October 3, page 46).

Day’s Cottage, the Gloucestershire cider producer, celebrates Apple Day on October 17, not October 23, as we have wrongly said; and some of the activities we offered were planned in connection with their 2019 event (Apple tiddly apple, October 3, Magazine, page 33). Day’s Cottage also asked us to clarify that their family farm is only suitable for a small number of visitors, especially given Covid considerations.

Other recently amended articles include:

Did the RAF intelligence base play a role in the US drone strike against the Iranian general?

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