FACTS OF THE DAY

February 9th 2018

6,000 years ago, there were no ‘white’ people.

nytimes.com

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Airline passengers should always wear sunblock on flights.

telegraph.co.uk

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A blind man who is scared of dogs is to get the UK’s first guide horse.

sky.com

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Bermuda has become the first territory in the world to repeal same-sex marriage.

theguardian.com

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Three separate teams of investigators have found the cladding on Grenfell Tower and 299 other buildings was never independently fire-tested as required by law.

thetimes.co.uk

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The UK schools minister has said that, to avoid stress when taking GCSEs, children should take more exams at a younger age beforehand.

thetimes.co.uk