FACTS OF THE DAY

30 January 2017

In the last ten years, more than twice as many Americans in the US have been killed by armed toddlers than by Islamic terrorists.

metro.co.uk

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None of the 19 hijackers implicated in the 911 attacks on the US came from any of the seven countries on Donald Trump’s banned immigrants list.

nytimes.com

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Lancashire police have arrested a Methodist minister and a Quaker for entering BAE Systems and attempting to disarm warplanes bound for Saudi Arabia.

bbc.co.uk

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Traffic on the M1 in Derbyshire was brought to a standstill yesterday because a canoe was blocking the fast lane.

bbc.co.uk

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The most serious predator in New Zealand is the possum.

guardian.com