In a dramatic reversal over the last 70 years, poor children in Britain are now 4 ½ pounds fatter than wealthy ones instead of 4 ½ pounds thinner.
The UK has almost twice as many prisoners per head as Germany, with over three times as many serving life sentences as the European average.
French police have arrested former president Nicholas Sarkozy on suspicion that his 2007 election campaign was partly funded by Colonel Gaddafi.
Ukraine’s parliament has ruled MPs must leave weapons and explosives in their lockers after one attended last week armed with a pistol and three grenades.
Sheriffs in Alabama are allowed to keep any money they save from not spending the food budget on jail inmates.
Dr. Aleksandr Kogan, the Russian academic involved in the Cambridge Analytica furore once legally changed his surname to Spectre and back again.