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Larry the cat is still top dog at Number 10 Downing Street. The British Prime Minister's cat was brought in earlier this year after a large rat was seen running around.
For some it is a celebration of femininity and beauty. But feminist campaigners say that it is nothing other than the degradation of women, who are paraded like animals in a cattle market.
It is official: there are now seven billion of us! This week baby Danica had hardly been brought to life in a Manila hospital's delivery room when she was awarded a Symbolic Seven Billionth Person certificate.
The traditional marriage vows made by couples on their wedding day contain a promise to stay together "until death us do part."

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