FACTS OF THE DAY

20 February 2017

Leading NASA scientists say our description of the Solar System is wrong and, instead of 8 planets, there should be over 100 - including Pluto and the Moon.

thetimes.co.uk

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India is holding a national beauty contest in Mumbai next month in which all the women competing are 100% blind.

thehindu.com

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Fish can count - and may even be able to do simple addition and subtraction.

thetimes.co.uk

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‘Brexit’ has become an internationally recognised word in a record-breaking four years – most such words take over a century.

thetimes.co.uk

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The Japanese Self Defence Forces have a larger navy than Britain and France combined but have never fired a shot in battle.

economist.com

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Last year, Russia planned an armed attack on the parliament of Montenegro to assassinate the Prime Minister and stop the country joining NATO.

telegraph.co.uk

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The residents of Rottingdean in East Sussex are enraged by the presence in their midst of an anonymous vigilante who reports illegally parked car

telegraph.co.uk