10 things we learned this week

Ken's bulls, indestructible contraceptives, Angela Ahrendts' car allowance.

by Emma Haslett
Last Updated: 06 Jun 2014

1. Sir Ken Morrison owns 1,000 bulls. Who knew?

2. Someone’s trying to make a condom out of graphene

3. Angela Ahrendts got an £18,000 ‘car allowance’ during her time as chief executive of Burberry

4. Gambling has gone thoroughly out of fashion

5. Uber’s valuation jumped from $10bn to $17bn in the space of a month

6. Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 building has 634 toilets

7. Google Glass even looks ridiculous if you attach it to designer glasses frames

8. Youth unemployment is still almost 57% in Greece

9. Every year, the European Commission offers grandfatherly advice to each of its charges. This year, it didn’t go down well

10. Help to Buy only accounted for 9% of the total number of mortgage completions in the first quarter of the year. And 99% of all grumbling about the housing market…

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