FACTS OF THE DAY

8 May 2017

London now has 86 billionaires – more than any other city in the world.

thetimes.co.uk

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Sir James Dyson attributes much of his success to the fact that he only gets six emails a day.

thetimes.co.uk

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A tenth of the population of Hanover – about 50,000 people – were evacuated over the weekend to enable the city to clear 13 unexploded World War II bombs.

dw.com

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A beach on the Irish island of Achill that was completely washed away in a storm in 1984 has reappeared again 33 years later.

telegraph.co.uk

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The Eagles are suing the owners of Hotel California in Mexico for claiming that it inspired their famous song.

reuters.com

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A major arcade game industry group has promised that all its members’ games will be fair in future and winnable by skill.

arstechnica.com