FACTS OF THE DAY

7 January 2017

Tatler has issued its annual list of the ‘poshest’ baby names for 2017. Girls’ names include Estonia, Gethsemane, Hum, Scar and Koala; boys’ names include Euripides, Innsbruck, Quail, Yak, Mao and Wigbert.

standard.co.uk

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In 2016, more electricity in the UK was produced by wind than coal for the first time. Coal-generated electricity is at its lowest since 1935.

carbonbrief.org

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Part of the Antarctic ice-shelf is set to break away. Expected to form one of the 10 largest icebergs ever recorded, it will be the size of Trinidad.

bbc.co.uk