FACTS OF THE DAY

14th May 2018

A new poll has found that 39% of Americans are more anxious than they were a year ago.

theconversation.com

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A Danish startup has launched a new range of underwear infused with silver that can be worn for six weeks without washing.

independent.co.uk

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Two giant eyewear companies – one French and one Italian – are to merge. They make 45% of the world’s lenses and 25% of the frames between them.

theguardian.com

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A new genetic study has found that the first people to discover America were a group of about 250 Siberians who migrated there around 15,000 years ago.

livescience.com

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Every Angolan owes $754 to China, $106 to Israel, $63 to Russia, $41 to Brazil and $21 to Portugal.

twitter.com

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Burundi is to vote in a referendum on whether to allow the current president to stay in office till 2034.

apnews.com