10 things we didn't know last week

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1. Ten per cent of the Icelandic population travelled to France for the European championships.

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2. The fertility drug Pergonal was developed using gallons of nuns' urine.

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3. Old songs now outsell new songs.

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4. People who meditate are more aware of their unconscious brain.

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5. Scientists have discovered the world's first known swimming centipede.

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6. Conservative leadership candidate Theresa May owns more than 100 cookbooks - but none by Delia Smith.

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7. Technology is being developed to block concertgoers from filming live gigs on their smartphones.

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8. The Canadian prime minister is to feature as a hero in a new Marvel comic.

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9. At 81, Labour MP Paul Flynn is now the oldest frontbencher in the Commons since Victorian prime minister William Gladstone.

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10. It will be another 500 years before the battlefields of the Somme are cleared of bombs.

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