FACTS OF THE DAY

20th April 2018

Half of all the coral in the Great Barrier Reef has died in the last two years.

theatlantic.com

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Researchers at a University in Singapore have built a robot that can assemble an IKEA chair.

nytimes.com

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The IMF has warned that the global economy is in more debt than it was before the financial crisis.

thetimes.com

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A California man was trapped in his house for two hours after the town was invaded by tumbleweed.

theguardian.com

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A new study has found that almost 95% of the world’s population are breathing air considered unsafe by the World Health Organisation.

zmescience.com

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Indonesia’s liberal new anti-narcotics chief favours counseling over installing crocodiles and piranhas in the moats of drug detention centres.

reuters.com