FACTS OF THE DAY

10 May 2017

Only 8% of the people who voted for Emmanuel Macron did so because of his personality.

thetimes.co.uk

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There were 4,069,256 spoiled or blank ballot papers in the French presidential election – 11.5% of the total and a new national record.

thetimes.co.uk

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The City ’s watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority, has been censured for spending £66,410 on a new logo that is almost exactly the same as the old one.

telegraph.co.uk

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Australian biosecurity inspectors have incinerated an “irreplaceable” collection of 160-year-old pressed French daisies because the paperwork was not in order.

thetimes.co.uk

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Two baby lioness cubs have been born in Chile after their father underwent the world’s first lion vasectomy reversal.

reuters.com

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Kentish police are hunting a conman who attempts to persuade householders that their roofs need repairing by producing a dead squirrel as evidence.

thetimes.co.uk