FACTS OF THE DAY

17 April 2017

A leading think tank has said that a third of all jobs in the UK are likely to be done by robots within the next 20 years.

theguardian.com

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After analysing just 35 minutes of audio, artificial speech generation software can learn to sing so well you can’t tell it isn’t a person.

qz.com

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The missing bodies of five Archbishops of Canterbury have been accidentally found under a tiny church next to Lambeth Palace.

telegraph.co.uk

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Applications for Irish passports from Great Britain and Northern Ireland are up 70% compared to the same period last year.

independent.co.uk

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An arctic tern weighs about the same as a bar of soap.

thetimes.co.uk