The New York Post confused London for Paris and British people responded hilariously

The New York Post made a slight blunder when they posted an article about the UK’s relaxed lockdown rules over Christmas.

The US paper shared an article titled ‘UK plans Christmas bubbles for families to celebrate amid COVID-19’.

Despite the headline suggesting the article was about the UK, social media users quickly noticed that the picture didn’t match the headline.

Instead of using an image of a famous British landmark, such as the London Eye or Big Ben, the paper instead opted for a picture of the Arc de Triomphe.

The Arc de Triomphe is, of course, in Paris. It is not in London or, for that matter, anywhere else in the UK. There is a similar arch in Marble Arch in London, but it’s certainly not the same as the French landmark.

Once people cottoned onto the unfortunate blunder, they began responding with their own versions of the tweet.

The responses involved people deliberately mismatching images of certain landmarks with the wrong city.

The results were pretty hilarious.

The original tweet from the New York Post

Who knew the UK had such a variety of landmarks, eh?

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