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In the UK, twin births have increased from one in 98 births in 1983 to one in 68 in 2003. [The Spectator, 1st October 2005] According to the WHO, drink and drugs are responsible for Scotland’s murder rate—the second highest in western Europe. [The Guardian, 8th October 2005]

Australia is the only EU or Commonwealth government not to have protested about Guantánamo bay. [The Observer, 25th September 2005] Last year, the name David slipped out of the top 50 most popular names for newborn boys for the first time in over 60 years. [Horizons, June 2005] Women had the…

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