FACTS OF THE DAY

04 September 2017

Angela Merkel has revealed a secret wish to host her own TV talk show.

reuters.com

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More world heads of state and government have been educated in Britain than anywhere else.

economist.com

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Contrary to what Theresa May said in 2015, there are not ‘tens of thousands’ of students overstaying their visas in Britain: official figures show there are 4,017.

economist.com

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Foreign students’ fees earned the UK £12.4 billion in exports in 2014.

economist.com

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69% of the footballers in the Premier League, and 65% of the managers and coaching staff, are foreigners.

economist.com

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Half the components in a ‘British-made’ car come from abroad.

economist.com