FACTS OF THE DAY

20 March 2017

The number of EU nationals registering as nurses in England has dropped by 92% since the referendum.

theguardian.com

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An unnamed US diplomat has been expelled from New Zealand for unknown reasons with a black eye and a broken nose.

bbc.co.uk

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The synthetic cannabis drug Spice was originally developed as a fertilizer for bonsai trees.

thetimes.co.uk

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The treasurer of the Cleethorpes Rescue Service has been jailed for selling the charity’s lifeboat for half price on eBay and keeping the money.

telegraph.co.uk

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From 70 Facebook "likes", analysts can know more about a person than their friends; with 150, more than their parents; with 300, more than their partner.

vice.com

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Recordings of Chuck Berry’s Johnny B. Goode are aboard the Voyager I and II spacecraft, waiting to be enjoyed by aliens since 1977.

nytimes.com