FACTS OF THE DAY

25 September 2017

The US provides military assistance to 73% of the world’s dictatorships.

truth-out.org

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Scientists have discovered that jellyfish go to sleep every night - the first brainless animals known to do so.

reuters.com

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UK emergency services are practising rescuing obese people by investing in 25-stone mannequins called ‘Barry’ that cost £4,230 each.

thetimes.co.uk

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The launch of the iPhone 8 at the Apple store in London was so poorly attended that the staff outnumbered the customers.

thetimes.co.uk

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Two London Buddhists have been fined for causing ‘untold damage’ by releasing 600 non-native lobsters into the sea at Brighton.

thetimes.co.uk

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A French philosopher has come up with a theory that Tintin is actually an androgynous girl.

thetimes.co.uk