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By Prospect   January 2010

Women should reveal 40 per cent of their body to be most enticing to men—more or less than this results in less attention. Behaviour, Volume 146, Number 10, 2009

The number of people joining teacher training courses in England in 2009 exceeded government targets for the first time. BBC News website, 20th November 2009

The last three Danish prime ministers share the surname Rasmussen but are unrelated. Lars Løkke Rasmussen replaced Anders Fogh Rasmussen in April; the latter took over from Poul Nyrup Rasmussen in 2001. Prospect research

In Britain, half a million pensioners will…

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