Members of both houses of the Nigerian parliament earn an average of $540,000 each in yearly pay and allowances – 10,000 times the national minimum wage.
There are 490,000 private security guards in South Africa – almost twice as many people as the country’s police and armed forces combined.
Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia has resulted in deals worth $350 billion, including $110 billion-worth of military equipment.
As new figures show London gun crime is up 42% and knife crime 17% on the previous year, the Met is to lose 4,000 police to government budget cuts.
35% of the 400,000 people in the UK who work in food manufacturing are migrant workers from other countries.
A British child born in 2017 has only a 50% chance their parents will still be together by the time they reach 15.