FACTS OF THE DAY

11th December 2017

Firefighters in Wolverhampton spent an hour removing a 22-year-old man’s head from a microwave after friends cemented it in with nine bags of Polyfilla.

sky.com

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A 26-year-old from Aldershot has become the richest YouTuber of 2017. His 16 million subscribers and 10 billion views earned him £12.3 million during the year.

bbc.co.uk

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Wealthy Londoners spend up to £80,000 having their homes decorated for Christmas, installing live reindeer and ice rinks with professional skaters.

theguardian.com

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Marks and Spencer are to sell stone-less avocados which are quicker and safer to prepare because people don’t cut themselves removing the stone with a knife.

standard.co.uk

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Calvin Klein kept a Pantone card in his kitchen so his chef could get the colour of his coffee exactly right.

nytimes.com

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Monet could see ultraviolet.

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