FACTS OF THE DAY

Monday 26 June

Bulgaria has launched its first communications satellite.

reuters.com

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Half the people who work in Saudi Arabia are expatriates.

bloomberg.com

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North Korean authorities regularly photo-shop Kim Jong-un’s ears to make him look more attractive.

motherboard.vice.com

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George Clooney has sold the tequila brand he co-founded four years ago, in a deal that could be worth up to $1 billion.

qz.com

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A 125-pound Neapolitan mastiff has won the 29th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest.

telegraph.co.uk

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Due to a case of mistaken identity, a California man spent $20,000 on his son’s funeral, only to have him phone up 11 days later.

guardian.com