Snippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.
1. More servicemen and women in the British armed forces have taken their own lives (697) over the past two decades than have been killed in combat (438) according to the Ministry of Defence.
2. Serving anything more than tea and biscuits at a political meeting is an offence called "treating" and punishable by a year in prison or an unlimited fine, under the the Representation of the People Act 1893.
3. There are four Knight Rider cars, one of which is in a museum in Cumbria.
4. The record-breaking TGV train, which reached 584km/h, took 10 miles to stop when the brakes were fully applied in test runs.
5. Human ashes are called cremains.
6. "Lunatics, idiots, deaf and dumb" people are barred from standing for election under laws dating from 1766 which still apply.
7. Keith Richards has been trepanned.
8. It is cheaper to ship waste from London to Shenzen in China than it is to send it by road from London to Manchester.
9. There is mobile phone reception from the summit of Mount Everest.
10. Prisoners of war returning from Vietnam were told by the US government that the word "whatever" had become a common form of slang while they were away, to imply boredom.
Sources: 1: Independent on Sunday; 4: Times, 4 April; 7: New Musical Express, 5 April; 8: Guardian, 31 March.
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