Jeremy Corbyn was attacked for attending a ceremony for members of Black September, the terrorist group which carried out the Munich Olympics massacre in 1972. The group took its name from a PLO terror campaign in Jordan two years earlier. Some other black months:
Black January: Soviet crackdown against Azerbaijani independence, 1990
Black February: Floods in Brisbane, 1893
Black April: Fall of Saigon, 1975
Black May: Uprising against military, Thailand, 1992; Battle of Atlantic 1943
Black July: Pogrom against Tamils, Sri Lanka, 1983
Black October: Economic crises, 1929, 2008; kidnappings by Quebec Liberation Front, 1970; riots against privatisation of gas reserves, Bolivia, 2003; riots in Algeria, 1988
Black November: Execution of activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigeria, 1995
Black December: Series of shark attacks off South Africa, 1957
There have been predictions of food shortages in the event of a hard Brexit. Where does our food come from? (In terms of farm-gate value of unprocessed food.)
|Europe excluding EU||2%|
Crime on the farm
The cost to farms of crime increased by 14% last year. In which counties did thieves steal the most and create the most damage?
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Which European countries have the greatest water scarcity, defined in terms of freshwater resources divided by population?
|Most water-scarce||1,000m3 per person per year