Watch: Jeremy Hunt’s Chinese wife gaffe

Watch: Jeremy Hunt's Chinese wife gaffe
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Jeremy Hunt might have some explaining to do when he gets home from his trip to China. The Foreign Secretary has been in Beijing drumming up trade for Britain, but during discussions with his Chinese counterparts he accidentally referred to his Chinese wife as Japanese:

'Erm, my wife is Japanese. My wife is Chinese, sorry. That is a terrible mistake to make'

Oh dear...

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