FACTS OF THE DAY

4th June 2018

Rich people are buying up dinosaur skeletons because museums can’t afford to bid for them.

qz.com

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The Director-General of the World Anti-Doping Agency has said that criminal gangs control 25% of world sport.

reuters.com

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Rwanda, the world’s 19th poorest nation, is to pay Arsenal, one of the world’s richest football clubs, $39 million in a three-year sponsorship deal.

qz.com

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The Big Four accountancy firms – Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG - employ 890,000 people, more than the five most valuable companies in the world combined.

theguardian.com

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A six-hour stakeout by five Japanese police officers investigating the theft of 40 pairs of sandals revealed the culprits to be two urban foxes.

theguardian.com

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The Lamborghini Countach gets its name from the Piedmontese slang for ‘Holy shit!’

wsj.com