FACTS OF THE DAY

01 June 2017

The returns of US hedge funds in 2016 were half that of the stock market.

washingtonpost.com

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Healthcare think tank the Nuffield Trust predicts the NHS faces a post-Brexit shortfall of 70,000 nurses and a £500 million bill for returning ex-pat retirees.

theguardian.com

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The United Arab Emirates has announced a 100-year plan to build a city of 600,000 people on Mars.

latimes.com

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Under a bill approved by state senators, Californians will be limited to buying only one rifle a month.

latimes.com

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Ivanka Trump’s brand used to sell necklaces for $10,000, but you can now buy pieces of her ‘fashion jewellery’ for as little as $11.

bloomberg.com

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A 13-year-old boy suspended 10 feet off the ground in Hull had to be rescued by firefighters after his bottom got wedged in a basketball hoop.

thetimes.co.uk