A slight typo from the BBC when the unemployment figures were released a day early.

BBC Reports 7.1 Million unemployed in the UK

The rate had reached 7.1%, not 7.1 million. The actual number is much lower, although a still painfully high 2.15 million.


« « Previous Blog Post Next Blog Post » »

Sign up for my free weekly email newsletter

Sample Issue

1 Comment

  1. M@

    Even better. This morning the BBC News site had a headline along the lines of ‘Ministers claim expenses on swimming pools’ followed by the subheading ‘Speaker condemns leak’

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>