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By Prospect   October 2009

UFO sightings in Britain peaked in 1978, the year after Close Encounters of the Third Kind was released, with over 750 reports. The three years after 9/11 saw the fewest sightings (100 or less) since the mid-1960s. The Guardian Datablog, 18th August 2009 Next year, Britain’s annual payment to the EU will rise from £4.1bn to £6.4bn.

The Sun, 24th August 2009

Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg, Pablo Neruda and Dimitri Shostakovich have all been banned from entering Britain. Mental Floss website, 6th May 2009

The average weight of new members to WeightWatchers has risen from 12.3…

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