In fact: June 2012

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In fact: June 2012

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Saturday 14th April was the first homicide-free day in El Salvador for nearly three years.

Reuters, 16th April 2012

 

The number of cyclists killed in the UK has risen during three of the last four recessions.

Department for Transport, December 2011

 

German police shot 85 bullets in 2011. Forty-nine were warning shots, 36 shots at suspects; 15 people were injured, six were killed.

Der Spiegel, 8th May 2012

 

Milton Keynes is the most popular place in the country for first-time buyers.

Daily Mail, 26th April 2012

 

The Chinese share of global art sales is 41.4 per cent.

Financial Times, 12th May 2012

 

An estimated 4,267 Londoners die prematurely each year because they breathe polluted air.

BBC, 25th April 2012

 

Nearly 15 per cent of people worldwide believe the world will end in their lifetime.

Global Public Affairs, 1st May 2012

 

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