FACTS OF THE DAY

23 May 2017

An international team of scientists has found that humans first evolved in Greece and Bulgaria, not in Africa.

telegraph.co.uk

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The world’s thinnest wires, newly created by researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Warwick, are only one atom wide.

newatlas.com

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A new survey has found that half of British gardeners cannot name a single shrub.

telegraph.co.uk

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The staff serving food and drink at Pippa Middleton’s wedding were all models.

telegraph.co.uk

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All the 77,000 trees in Melbourne have been given their own email addresses so that people can write love notes to them.

news.com.au

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The World Health Organisation spends more on executive travel than on malaria, tuberculosis and AIDS combined.

thetimes.co.uk