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27 per cent of English adults bought at least one England flag in June. [The Guardian, 12th July 2006] One third of Spaniards believe General Franco was right to overthrow the Republican government in the 1930s. [El Mundo, 18th July 2006] George Bernard Shaw, Laurence Olivier, Prince Charles and John Prescott all declined invitations to appear on Desert Island Discs. [Sunday Times, 2nd July 2006] In 1995 there were 225 television programmes in Britain watched by more than 15m people. In 2004, there were just ten. [Jack Straw speech, LSE] Aldous Huxley died on the same day JFK was assassinated…

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