FACTS OF THE DAY

06 September 2017

The New York Daily News has been sold for $0.

nytimes.com

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Staffordshire University offers a course in David Beckham studies.

telegraph.co.uk

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Nintendo has announced that Mario no longer works as a plumber.

qz.com

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A Rough Guide poll has named Scotland the world’s most beautiful country.

roughguides.com

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A design student from Birmingham City University has made furniture from cowpats.

newatlas.com

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At least 220 different languages are spoken in California: for 44% of residents, English is not their first language.

latimes.com