FACTS OF THE DAY

3 February 2017

A chart on page 32 of the government’s White Paper says that everyone in post-Brexit Britain will be entitled to a minimum of 14 weeks holiday a year.

sky.com

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Britain has more citizens living abroad than any other major western country. Almost five million people born in the UK have migrated elsewhere.

thetimes.co,uk

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At the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., President Trump asked attendees to pray for the TV ratings of The Apprentice, the show he used to host.

thedailybeast.com

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The medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are to be made from two tonnes of gold, silver and bronze recycled from old electronic devices donated by the public.

abc.net.au

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Police in Workington, Cumbria who called the bomb squad to blow up a ‘suspicious’ car were not aware it had been parked by their own officers.

bbc.co.uk