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20

years is how long The Snow­man has been run­ning in Lon­don’s West End at the Pea­cock The­atre. The show will tour the UK this win­ter, with dates in Manch­ester, Glas­gow, Southamp­ton, Mil­ton Keynes and Brighton.

11,070

bar­na­cle geese have been recorded at RSPB Scot­land’s Merse­head re­serve in Dum­fries and Gal­loway. This is a record num­ber for the re­serve, which had 10,035 of the geese last year.

1,486

out of 2,838 speed cam­eras in Bri­tain are turned on, ac­cord­ing to in­for­ma­tion gath­ered by the Press As­so­ci­a­tion after data was re­leased by 36 out of 45 po­lice forces.

7

hours is how long a man was stuck in the vent of an ex­trac­tor fan while try­ing to rob a chicken shop in Birm­ing­ham. He had to be res­cued by the fire brigade.

20%

is the rise in ap­pli­ca­tions to food banks in Scot­land, ac­cord­ing to The Trus­sell Trust. The char­ity says that the Gov­ern­ment should change how ben­e­fits are paid so that peo­ple don’t be­come so des­per­ate.

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