FACTS OF THE DAY

November 6th 2017

Only 52% of the UK’s 2,838 speed cameras are actually switched on.

sky.com

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Attempts to access pornographic websites from computers inside Parliament have fallen by two thirds in the past four years. It’s now only 113.208 attempts a year.

thetimes.co.uk

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The inhabitants of a village in Devon, angered by slow broadband speeds, have burned an effigy of a BT Openreach van.

telegraph.co.uk

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You can test soil quality by burying your underpants and digging them up two months later. In good soil, they’ll be eaten by microbes; in poor soil, untouched.

independent.ie

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The perceived dividing line between North and South in the UK is advancing southwards by one-third of a mile a year.

thetimes.co.uk

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The world’s most expensive whisky, supposedly made in 1878 and selling for £7,600 a dram, turns out to be a fake made no earlier than 1970.

bbc.co.uk