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About half of British households do not have a dining table. [National Post, 5th July 2003] Men and women differ genetically by 1 to 2 per cent-as wide a gap as the one that separates women from female chimpanzees. [Boston Globe, 6th July 2003] At 365 square kilometres, the Gaza strip is slightly smaller than Sheffield. And the West Bank and Lincolnshire are about the same size-6,000km2. [Prospect research] Tony Blair is the first serving prime minister to send his children to a state school. [On a Clear Day by David Blunkett, Michael O’Mara Books] 150 newspapers have been launched…

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