FACTS OF THE DAY

03 August 2017

A newborn calf in Texas bears a striking resemblance to Gene Simmons, lead singer of Kiss.

telegraph.co.uk

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The world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened over Switzerland’s deepest valley: it’s up to 280 feet high, 1,620 feet long and single file.

newatlas.com

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British farmers don’t pay inheritance tax on land.

guardian.co.uk

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Britain’s biggest farmer is Sir James Dyson.

guardian.com

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British farming and food processing make up 13% of UK GDP – more than cars and aerospace put together.

guardian.com

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The UK’s food supply system means we are only ever nine meals away from empty supermarket shelves.

guardian.com