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London is drier than Dallas, Barcelona, Rome and Istanbul. It gets half as much rain as Sydney. Thames Water, November 2011

More than 30 million Chinese people live in caves. LA Times, 18th March 2012

The teen pregnancy rate in England and Wales is the lowest since 1969. BBC, 28th February 2012

In 1981, Mauritania became the last country to abolish slavery. CNN, March 2012

Rwanda is the only nation in which females make up the majority of parliamentarians. The Independent, 4th March 2012

Andy Warhol’s artwork accounts for one-sixth of contemporary-art sales. Intelligent Life, December 2011

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