FACTS OF THE DAY

29 April 2017

Rachel Johnson, the Mail on Sunday columnist and sister of Tory ministers Boris and Jo Johnson, has joined the Lib Dems.

theguardian.com

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Sir Martin Sorrell, head of advertising giant WPP and Britain best-paid FTSE 100 CEO, has given himself a £22m pay cut.

telegraph.co.uk

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The more crowded a subway train gets the more people buy stuff on their mobile phones.

recode.net

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Cambridge University is to appoint its first Professor of Innovation, funded by the man who invented the device that automatically switches off electric kettles.

thetimes.co.uk

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Scientists have produced almost completely transparent mice.

newatlas.com

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Nobody has yet been able to make artificial salt. There is no salt equivalent of aspartame.

cookscience.com