FACTS OF THE DAY

November 15th 2017

David Davis has said Parliament will get a vote on Brexit but won’t be able to reverse it or reopen talks and, in the case of no-deal, won’t get a say at all.

theguardian.com

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Kalashnikov is to be privatised. There are 100 million Kalashnikovs in circulation but the company also makes money charging video games that use its trademark.

nytimes.com

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This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, criticised in the past for gender imbalance, will be co-chaired by seven women and no men.

qz.com

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A Hong Kong sex toy company has admitted its vibrators can record sex sessions without the user’s knowledge.  Last year, it admitted its butt plug was hackable.

theverge.com

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Some biologists believe trees speak a language human beings can learn.

qz.com

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A US Army base in Virginia has a collection of Nazi art, including four watercolours by Adolf Hitler.

washingtonian.com

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