FACTS OF THE DAY

04 July 2017

85,000 people have applied for just 30 jobs advertised by the Bank of Italy.

telegraph.co.uk

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Colombia has become the first country in the world to recognize the legal union of three men.

theguardian.com

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Men and women speak in higher-pitched voices to people they perceive as important.

qz.com

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The king of Saudi Arabia has ordered a newspaper columnist to be suspended for comparing him to God.

reuters.com

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More than a million Russians have waited for up to ten hours in a five-mile queue to view part of one of the ribs of St Nicholas.

washingtonpost.com

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Aerosols are shrinking India's monsoon.

thehindu.com