FACTS OF THE DAY

1 May 2017

China has begun negotiations with the European Space Agency to build a tourist village on the Moon.

thetimes.co.uk

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The Mayor of Manchester controls a £6 billion budget, bigger than London’s.

thetimes.co.uk

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Google and Facebook have fallen victim to an email scam in which they paid $100 million to a Lithuanian hacker who sent them phony invoices.

thetimes,co,uk

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The managing director of HS2 has said that train seats will need to be wider to accommodate the growing number of obese passengers.

telegraph.co.uk

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The British Museum is offering schools a sex education programme, illustrated with historic objects from its collection.

thetimes.co.uk

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In 2015, 113 people in Britain were convicted of slavery.

thetimes.co.uk