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Britain is responsible for half the potato crisp consumption of Europe. [Today, BBC Radio 4, 15th May 2006] China spends less on defence than Britain. [The Spectator, 21st April 2006] Up to a third of the Libyan population is estimated to have died during the Italian occupation in the 1930s. [New Yorker, 8th May 2006] The average age of local councillors in Britain is 58. 87 per cent of councillors are over 45. [Councillors’ Census] Britain is the world’s 15th biggest oil producer; Iraq the 16th. [CIA World Factbook] The cult German band Tangerine Dream were named after a nickname…

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