FACTS OF THE DAY

10th July 2018

Dominic Raab, the new Brexit Secretary, has a black belt in karate.

bbc.co.uk

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David Davis spent a total of four hours negotiating with Michael Barnier this year.

independent.co.uk

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Nearly half the board of the Miss America organisation has quit over the decision to drop the swimsuit competition.

wsj.com

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The UN Food and Agricultural Organisation says that one-third of the fish caught around the world never get eaten.

theguardian.com

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Aerial photography in Wales has revealed dozens of archaeological sites exposed as patterns in grass and crops parched by the unprecedented hot weather.

scahmw.gov.uk

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New research has shown that Anne Frank’s family went into hiding to escape the Nazis after failing to secure US visas due to strict immigration rules at the time.

nytimes.com