10 things we learned this week

Super speedy space junk, swimming with sharks and Twitch-y tech giants.

by Rachel Savage
Last Updated: 19 Sep 2014

1. Space junk travels at an astronomical 17,500mph.

2. Ex-Telecity boss Michael Tobin once got his execs to swim with sharks (sans cage).

3. Amazon is Twitch-ier than Google.

4. You’ll need around £42.7m to buy a place on the UK’s most expensive street. Not much then.

5. Japanese photographic giant Fujifilm also dabbles in pharma.

6. RBS was giving less-than-stellar mortgage advice just two years ago.

7. House prices rose 0.8% in August. But then again, maybe they didn’t...

8. Ryanair has finally realised business class is where it’s at.

9. Only a quarter of eligible lenders actually made use of the Funding for Lending Scheme in the three months to June.

10. 749 investors really believe in burritos. They’re even getting free ones.

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