FACTS OF THE DAY

Saturday 17 June

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the card game bridge is a sport.

thetimes.co.uk

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7% of American adults – 16.4 million people – believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows.

washingtonpost.com

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Police in Pakistan have arrested a man who took his pet lion for a nighttime drive round the streets of Karachi in his pickup truck.

reuters.com

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Korobikobou is Japanese police slang for deliberately bumping into a suspect and then arresting them for obstruction.

thedailybeast.com

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In Thailand, you can be arrested for reading George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four in public and for having a picnic.

thetimes.co.uk

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A London art student is exhibiting a range of alcoholic cocktails fermented using her own saliva.

thetimes.co.uk