FACTS OF THE DAY

13 March 2017

The Care Quality Commission is looking into accusations that two female care workers ran an adult sex chat website while topless in their office in Walsall.

bbc.co.uk

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A new book claims M16 asked Adam Faith to spy on Fidel Castro during a visit to Cuba in 1997.

thetimes.co.uk

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Patricia Cornwell claims to have proved Jack the Ripper was the impressionist painter Walter Sickert. She spent $7m of her own money on the project.

mirror.co.uk

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A new washing machine aimed at the Indian market has a ‘curry button’ and another setting to remove traces of hair oil.

bbc.co.uk

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Britain’s most ethnically diverse jobs are taxi drivers and dentists.

thetimes.co.uk

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An opinion poll released on International Women’s Day found that 70% of Russian men would not vote for a female president.

thetimes.co.uk

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The groceries watchdog has said that an unnamed supermarket charged a supplier £45 after a customer claimed to have found a teabag inside an egg.

thetimes.co.uk