FACTS OF THE DAY

January 22nd 2018

One-third of the word’s diabetics live in China.

qz.com

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There are more Facebook users in the world than there are Muslims.

nbcnews.com

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2017 was the second hottest year (after 2016) since records began in 1880.

qz.com

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In December 2017, Moscow had just six minutes of sunshine – the lowest monthly figure ever recorded.

npr.org

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Work worth over £250 billion (one-third of the UK government’s annual expenditure) is outsourced to commercial contractors.

reuters.com

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A new report by a UK government commission has found 80% of Britons feel they have little or no control over decisions affecting the country.

telegraph.co.uk