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How many millions is a luxury London flat in this complex being sold for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How much extra money may Ireland have to pay Europe due to our massive GDP?

Admiralty Arch in London.
Admiralty Arch in London.
Image: PA

EVERY WEEK, offers a selection of statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed.

£150 million: The cost of a luxury London flat that is to be brought on the market soon.

11,000: The number of children under the age of 16 with a severe disability that will receive medical cards in the future after a Sinn Féin motion was passed in the Dáil this week.

2,206: The number of children now living in homeless emergency accommodation in Ireland.

8.25%: The pay rise Dublin Bus workers should get over the next three years, as recommended by the Labour Court.

8.056: The number of children on hospital inpatient waiting lists this week, its second-highest level ever.

2,700: The number of people who had expressed their interest in a Leaving Cert music festival before being warned that it’s a “straight-up scam”.

1,000: The number of people who were cleared out of a camp in Paris after French police dismantled it.

11: The number of days it took Russian priest Fedor Konyukhov to circumnavigate the globe in a hot air balloon, breaking the world record.   

€280 million: The amount of extra money Ireland may have to pay to Europe due to our massive 26% jump in GDP last year.

€200 million: The amount of money that could be saved by the State next year due to a new drugs pricing pact.

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