For the record

This week’s corrections
Sun 14 Feb 2021 01.00 EST

We muddled our figures when we referred to an open letter signed by 287,000 people claiming Brexit had “shamefully failed” the music sector. More than 100 musicians were signatories and a related petition had 287,000 names (“Border chaos!”, last week, page 32).

An article mentioned tracker funds and said the typical cost of an index tracker was between 0.1% and 0.5% per annum, so that “if you invest £1,000, you could pay between £10 and £50”. That should have said between £1 and £5 a year (“How to invest spare lockdown cash in the stock market ... safely”, 31 January, page 58).

The rock’n’roll photographer Mick Rock is to auction three new limited edition prints to mark Lou Reed’s birthday, not 12, as an article said (“‘Social media means we won’t see another Bowie or Reed again’”, 31 January, page 20).

In Dear Mariella’s advice column, an error in the editorial process led to the inclusion of a reference to Mencap, whereas Mind would be a more appropriate charity for those seeking help with mental health issues (31 January, Magazine, page 42).

We heralded a book, The Natural History of Edward Lear, as “new”. In fact, it is a paperback edition of a book published in 2016, but with previously unpublished illustrations and a new chapter on Lear’s fascination with pets (“How Lear’s rare artistic genius led to The Owl and the Pussy-cat”, 31 January, page 23).

Other recently amended articles include:

As birth rates fall, animals prowl in our abandoned ‘ghost villages’

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