FACTS OF THE DAY

March 2nd 2018

Since 2012, there have been more tattooed women than men in the US.

nytimes.com

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The CEO of Unilever’s pay package increased by 51% in 2017, bringing his total remuneration for the year to £10.3 million.

theguardian.com

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The Norwegian police are investigating a forged nomination of Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize emanating from the same source two years in a row.

nytimes.com

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329 people have nominated for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize – the second highest number of nominations ever (after 2016, with 376 nominations).

nobelprize.org

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Two of Barbara Streisand’s three dogs are clones of her dog Samantha, who died last year. The clones cost her $50,000 each.

nytimes.com

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Life expectancy for people in England and Wales aged 65 at the beginning of 2018 has shortened by two months compared with a year earlier.

reuters.com