FACTS OF THE DAY

18 March 2017

A Moscow zoo is suing an ad agency after a raccoon came back from an erotic photo shoot ‘traumatised’ and with ‘an unhealthy attraction to women’s breasts’.

telegraph.co.uk

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In Singapore, cars are so expensive that people rent them instead - and cover the cost by working as Uber drivers.

qz.com

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An American general has told a military conference that an unnamed US ally used a $3 million Patriot missile to shoot down a $300 quadcopter.

qz.com

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The Prince of Wales has waited longer to assume the British throne than any heir in history.

theguardian.com

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The Commonwealth comprises a third of the Earth’s population.

theguardian.com

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In Tokyo, there are more than two jobs for every applicant.

bloomberg.com