FACTS OF THE DAY

12 January 2017

In his farewell speech, Barack Obama mentioned democracy 20 times - more than the previous 15 presidents combined.

qz.com

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Monopoly users are being asked to vote on whether to replace classic playing pieces such as the top hat and racing car with an emoji or hashtag symbol.

telegraph.co.uk

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The 17 suspects rounded up by French police after the Kim Kardashian armed robbery in Paris include ‘Omar le Vieux’ and ‘Mimi la Boule’.

billboard.com