Britain’s armed forces are now at their smallest since the Napoleonic Wars.
Scientists writing in The Lancet have declared that adolescence now lasts from the ages of 10 to 24.
2017 saw the biggest increase in the number of billionaires in history, with one new person achieving billionaire status every two days.
82% of all the wealth created in 2017 went to the richest 1% of the world’s population: the bottom 50% saw no increase in their income at all.
The National Audit Office has found the taxpayer is £199 billion in debt to private contractors, for 716 deals signed under the Private Finance Initiative.
A Michigan doctor, who left Poland 40 years ago aged 5 and doesn’t even speak Polish, has been arrested by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.