FACTS OF THE DAY

07 September 2017

One-third of all the bread made in America is thrown away.

statista.com

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A mid-sized cruise ship emits as much exhaust as a million cars.

theguardian.com

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Each new car from all major manufacturers is first modelled in clay by a sculptor.

phys.org

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The smallest village in Switzerland had no shop, no school and no children. Only 16 people live there and only one of them (the mayor) has a job.

bbc.co.uk

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75% of the waiters and 25% of the chefs in the UK are from other EU countries.

bbc.co.uk

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A funeral home operator in Japan offers a drive-through service where the bereaved can pay their final respects without having to get out of their car.

japantimes.co.jp