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There is twice as much rainfall in Sydney as in London. [The Guardian, 8th November 2004] In 2003, ITV did not feature a single international programme under the categories of politics, development, human rights or the environment. [Prospect, page 72] Princess Anne has an HGV licence. [Daily Express, 15th August 2000] British Muslims consume around a fifth of all lamb and mutton eaten in the country. [Muslim Council of Britain] 44 per cent of PhDs in biology and the life sciences are awarded to women. [] French anti-globalisation campaigner José Bové’s parents are both acclaimed biologists. His father is involved…

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