5 January 2017
The average FTSE 100 CEO makes more money by Wednesday lunchtime each week than the average worker earns in a year.
The Chinese government is finally relaxing control of the salt industry – a state monopoly that is over 2,000 years old and predates the Great Wall.
The Shakers invented the flat-bottomed broom, the spring-loaded clothes peg and the circular saw. There are now only two Shakers left in the world.