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10 things we didn't know last week

15:26 UK time, Friday, 29 February 2008

10alliums_203_300.jpgSnippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.

1. 23% of plastic bags used in the UK are from Tesco.
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2. Someone is deported every eight minutes, according to the Home Office.
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3. In 1752, the day after 2 September was 14 September.
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4. Ugandan tribes recognise and deal with depression.
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5. 70% of mental health inpatients are smokers.
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6. For the first time in US history, more than one in every 100 American adults is behind bars.
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7. There are 200-300 quakes in the UK every year.
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8. Teenagers are having fewer babies.
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9. Web browser Netscape Navigator once commanded 90% of internet traffic. Now it is 0.6%.
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10. It is possible to donate half a liver.
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Seen 10 things? Send us a picture to use next week. Thanks to Margaret Emerson of Coventry for this week's picture of 10 alliums, taken at a flower show in Southport.

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