FACTS OF THE DAY

21st May 2018

Despite being banned there, Facebook’s second-largest market is China.

qz.com

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A Republican congressman has blamed the rise in sea levels on coastal erosion.

livescience.com

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The Conservative Party is considering offering members a Nando’s discount card to encourage people to join.

huffingtonpost.co.uk

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In the six months since Catalonia’s independence bid, 4,558 companies have left the region for other parts of Spain.

qz.com

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Three Russian tycoons close to Vladimir Putin are bidding to buy Gruinard Island off Scotland. Used for anthrax testing in 1942, it was decontaminated in the 80s.

heraldscotland.com

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Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle took place on the 482nd anniversary of Henry VIII’s beheading of Anne Boleyn.

livescience.com