FACTS OF THE DAY

March 6th 2018

Male Tory MPs earn 10.4% more than female Tory MPs despite identical parliamentary salaries. The gender disparity is higher than at the BBC.

thetimes.co.uk

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New research has shown that London is by far the most unequal area in Britain – with larger numbers of the richest and poorest than anywhere else.

sky.com

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70% of Swiss voters in a referendum on the state broadcaster’s licence fee voted to retain it, even though, at £348 a year, it's substantially more than the BBC’s.

bbc.co.uk

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In the first month of Apple’s new $5 billion California headquarters building, three workers have needed medical treatment after walking into the glass walls.

theguardian.com

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Yusuf Ruzimuradov has been freed by Uzbekistan after 19 years in prison – the longest jail term ever served by a journalist for political offences.

nytimes.com

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Rita Moreno wore the same dress for the Oscars on Sunday that she wore in 1962, the night she won best supporting actress for West Side Story.

qz.com