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BBC apologises for Halo logo slip-up

"Occasionally mistakes do happen"

The BBC has apologised for mistakenly broadcasting an emblem from the Halo games and representing it as the logo of the United Nations.

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In its News at One show last Thursday, the Beeb used a graphic for the fictional United Nations Space Council (UNSC) during a report on the conflict in Syria.

The broadcaster has since said in a statement, "very occasionally mistakes do happen".

"BBC News makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of all images broadcast, however very occasionally mistakes do happen," it said in a statement given to Eurogamer.

"Unfortunately an incorrect logo was used during a segment on last week's News at One bulletin and we apologise to viewers for the mistake. The image was not broadcast in our later bulletins."

Lesson learned; use Google image search at your risk.

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