Daily Mail publishes front-page apology over Iraqi bomb claim

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Paper made false claim about man awarded compensation by British government

The Daily Mail has published a front-page correction and issued disciplinary notes to senior staff after falsely claiming an Iraqi man who won compensation from the British government was an insurgent who had been found with a bomb.

The newspaper published the original story on its front page on 15 December under the headline “Another human rights fiasco!”, with the subheading “Iraqi ‘caught red-handed with bomb’ wins £33,000 – because our soldiers kept him in custody for too long”.

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