FACTS OF THE DAY

26 September 2017

Britons spend twice as much time on the lavatory as they do exercising.

independent.co.uk

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Wolves have been discovered living just outside Rome for the first time in more than a century.

telegraph.co.uk

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Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a man at Colombo airport for attempting to smuggle almost a kilo of gold in his rectum ‘with difficulty’.

sky.com

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The BBC is providing its political editor, Laura Kuenssberg, with a bodyguard for the Labour party conference.

theguardian.com

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Thousands of huge, fluffy, aggressive Tibetan mastiffs are roaming Tibet after being abandoned by their rich Chinese owners.

qz.com

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Norway’s sovereign wealth fund – the largest in the world – has reached $1 trillion.

qz.com