40% of council houses sold under the government’s Right To Buy scheme are now in the hands of private landlords and being rented out.
45 million tons of electronic waste was generated in 2016 (including a million tons-worth of chargers), only 20% of which was recycled.
A Scottish woman who is able to smell Parkinson’s disease is working with doctors to devise a new diagnostic test for the condition.
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia has bought the world’s most expensive home, a modern 50,000-square-foot chateau in France, for €275 million.
The Pentagon has admitted secretly funding a UFO investigation programme from 2007 to 2012 with an annual budget of $22 million.
British scientists have created the world’s tiniest Christmas card – it's so small that 200 million of them could fit onto a standard postage stamp.