FACTS OF THE DAY

24 July 2017

The Irish for escalator is staighre beo or ‘living stairs’.

guardian.com

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After Salvador Dalí's body was exhumed for a paternity test, his moustache was found to be in perfect condition.

nbcnews.com

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Justin Bieber has been banned from appearing in China by Beijing’s culture bureau in a bid to ‘purify the arts’.

theguardian.com

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Princess Diana used to smuggle sweets into William and Harry’s school in their football socks.

thetelegraph.co.uk

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Driving for more than three hours a day reduces your intelligence.

thetimes.co.uk

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An alpaca giving birth is called an ‘unpacking’.

alpacabreeder.co.uk