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What does Germany owe Greece in Nazi reparations? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How many words in the scathing report into the the frathouse rape story?

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EVERY SATURDAY, TheJournal.ie brings you a selection of statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed.

5: The number of years Eamon Lillis served in prison.

€6.3 million: What Aer Lingus bosses could share if the proposed sale of the airline goes ahead.

3.4kg: The weight of cocaine found hidden on a plane that landed at Shannon.

116: The age of Gertrude Weaver who died just days after becoming the world’s oldest person.

€216: What GPs will receive per patient per year under the government’s free health care for the under 6s plan.

11,000: The number of customers who suffered phone-line outages of more than 10 days.

148: The number of people killed by Islamsist gunmen who attacked a university in Kenya.

€278 billion: What a junior minister told the Greek parliament the country is owed by Germany in war payments.

26: The number of wildfires firefighters were battling in Kerry.

12,644: The number of words in a scathing report into Rolling Stone’s widely discredited frathouse rape story.

158 million: The number of barrels of oil tests have concluded could be under a site south of London.

1,800: The number of people who supported a Kickstarter campaign to fund the world’s first robotic pancake printer.

4%: The rise in Twitter’s share price value amid rumours it could be bought by Google.

750: The number of people Sinn Féin thinks should be hired to repair leaking pipes after their planned abolition of Irish Water.

€18,900: The cost of the gold Apple Watch that sold out in China in under and hour.

Want more? Check out our previous ‘In numbers’ pieces > 

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