FACTS OF THE DAY

5 April 2017

Tesla’s market value has overtaken Ford’s.

reuters.com

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In 2016, house prices in London were 12 times the average annual income. In 1997, it was four times.

qz.com

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A group of Swedish start-ups is implanting microchips into its workers so they can open doors, operate printers and buy coffees with a wave of the hand.

latimes.com

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A man in Bristol, known as the ‘grammar vigilante’, has been going round the city at night for the last 13 years, correcting misplaced apostrophes on shop fronts.

bbc.co.uk

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Theresa May has condemned the National Trust’s decision to remove the word ‘Easter’ from their annual egg hunt as ‘absolutely ridiculous’.

theguardian.co.uk

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Coca-Cola is putting pictures of Warren Buffett (its largest investor) onto Cherry Coke cans in an attempt to boost sales in China.

reuters.com

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New FDA regulations will require US restaurants to list the calorie count of everything they serve: there are 34 million ways to order a pizza at Domino’s.

nationalreview.com

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