Thursday 26 April 2018

Don't tell Leo: Channel 4 News blunder dubs Simon Coveney 'Prime Minister'

Simon Coveney pictured on last night's Channel 4 news programme
Simon Coveney pictured on last night's Channel 4 news programme

Claire Fox

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney was called Prime Minister by a presenter on last night's Channel 4 News.

The minister appeared on the popular news programme speaking from Ireland last night to talk about the British government's solution for a post-Brexit border.

Presenter Matt Frei made the blunder just as the interview was coming to a close.

He said to the Cork man: "I'm afraid that's all we have time for Prime Minister."

Frei doesn't seem to be aware of the mishap and carries the show on as normal.

Hopefully the real Taoiseach, Leo Vardakar, won't be too put out by the error!

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