Sun apology: ‘No evidence’ of 600,000 benefit tourists, the paper now says

A few weeks ago the Sun ran a story which claimed that there were '600,000 benefit tourists' in the UK and that the European Union had said this was 'no problem'. The Sun made it up.

A few weeks ago the Sun ran a story in which it claimed there were ‘600,000 benefit tourists’ in the UK and that the European Union had said this was ‘no problem’.

As so often with the Sun, however, it was all entirely make believe; as this correction, tucked away on page 2 of today’s paper, demonstrates:

Not that we already knew that or anything.

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