FACTS OF THE DAY

15 April 2017

In a UK poll of things that people most associate with Easter, Jesus has been beaten into 4th place by chocolate eggs, bank holidays and hot cross buns.

telegraph.co.uk

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George Osborne earned £150,000 last month from delivering just four speeches

telegraph.co.uk

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Last year, for the first time in 26 years, none of Japan’s 4,000 publicly listed companies went bankrupt.

bloomberg.com

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A London start-up is tackling plastic bottle waste by putting water into small, clear spheres made of biodegradable plant extract that can be consumed whole.

reuters.com

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A man on a United Airlines flight from Houston to Calgary suffered a bite from a scorpion that fell out of an overhead locker.

travelandleisure.com

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Humberside police have told a 73-year-old grandmother she risks being charged with theft unless she returns the footballs kicked into her garden by children.

telegraph.co.uk