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By prospect   June 2004
John Kerry is only the third Catholic to stand for the US presidency. [International Herald Tribune, 11th May 2004] Stockport County FC now own 50 per cent of a Chinese team called Stockport (formerly Liaoning) Tiger Star. [The Economist, 14th May 2004] Estonia spent its entire tourism budget for 2002 on hosting the Eurovision song contest. [BBC News online, 14th May 2004] Mohammed is the most popular name for newborn boys in Amsterdam. [Atlantic Monthly, June 2004] In 1996 in China, there were 121 boys between the ages of 1 and 4 for every 100 girls in the same age…

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