In the US, thefts of dogs are up 50 per cent this year and have more than trebled since the start of the recession. American Kennel Club
One in five British graduates (1.34m) are earning less than the median wage for someone educated to A-level standard. Office for National Statistics
In the 11 Olympic running events contested by both sexes since the 1980s, the men’s world records are an average of seven years old, the women’s an average of 20 years old. Slate, 25th August 2011
Britain has 800 self-storage facilities, the same as the rest of Europe put together.…
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