The number of people killed or seriously injured on Britain's roads fell by 2 per cent last year. However, total casualties remained at a similar level to those in 1999.
On average, each person on board a commercial aircraft gives off 100ml of moisture every hour during the flight.
During the last century the world's population quadrupled from 1.5 billion to 6.1 billion.
Construction-related accidents accounted for a total of 120 deaths in the year to April 2001 - compared with 86 in the previous year.During 1998/99 there were 68 construction-related deaths.
During the last quarter of 2000,13,500 council dwellings were sold in England under the right-tobuy programme .
The average price of a home in London has passed the £220,000 barrier, according to the RICS.