FACTS OF THE DAY

18 July 2017

40% of Britons die without making a will.

bbc.co.uk

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Winnie the Pooh has been banned in China after comments in the US media that he looks a bit like President Xi Jinping.

cnbc.com

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789 Finns have smashed the world record for the most people skinny-dipping at once: the previous record was held by Australia with 3.

yle.fi

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Doctors in Solihull preparing a patient for surgery found 27 lost contact lenses in her eye.

washingtonpost.com

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Scientists now think the earth may have formed from a huge ball of wet mud.

newatlas.com

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Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of Chechnya, has said there are no gay people in the region but, if there are, they should be sent to Canada.

thetimes.co.uk