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<p>A pair of England chairs are abandoned after the World Cup match between England and Germany at the Glastonbury Festival 2010, June 27, 2010. 

REUTERS/Luke MacGregor </p>

A pair of England chairs are abandoned after the World Cup match between England and Germany at the Glastonbury Festival 2010, June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A pair of England chairs are abandoned after the World Cup match between England and Germany at the Glastonbury Festival 2010, June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Prince Harry falls off his horse as he plays polo in the Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic on Governor's Island in New York, June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Stephen Lovekin/Pool </p>

Prince Harry falls off his horse as he plays polo in the Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic on Governor's Island in New York, June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Stephen Lovekin/Pool

Prince Harry falls off his horse as he plays polo in the Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic on Governor's Island in New York, June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Stephen Lovekin/Pool

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<p>Samantha Cameron poses with waxwork of her husband, Prime Minister David Cameron, at Madame Tussauds in London, July 1, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Samantha Cameron poses with waxwork of her husband, Prime Minister David Cameron, at Madame Tussauds in London, July 1, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Samantha Cameron poses with waxwork of her husband, Prime Minister David Cameron, at Madame Tussauds in London, July 1, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Britain's Andy Murray celebrates winning a second set tie-breaker in his match against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships in London, June 30, 2010. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth </p>

Britain's Andy Murray celebrates winning a second set tie-breaker in his match against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships in London, June 30, 2010. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Britain's Andy Murray celebrates winning a second set tie-breaker in his match against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships in London, June 30, 2010. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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<p>Spectators wait for the start of play on Centre Court at the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships in London,, June 28, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

Spectators wait for the start of play on Centre Court at the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships in London,, June 28, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Spectators wait for the start of play on Centre Court at the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships in London,, June 28, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Mourners react as the repatriation cortege carrying seven British soldiers passes through the town of Wootton Bassett, June 29, 2010. 

REUTERS/Paul Hackett </p>

Mourners react as the repatriation cortege carrying seven British soldiers passes through the town of Wootton Bassett, June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Mourners react as the repatriation cortege carrying seven British soldiers passes through the town of Wootton Bassett, June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

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<p>Performers from CARGO, a large scale outdoor performance group, link together to spell out Mela during a photocall for the forthcoming Mela festival in Edinburgh, June 29, 2010. 

REUTERS/David Moir </p>

Performers from CARGO, a large scale outdoor performance group, link together to spell out Mela during a photocall for the forthcoming Mela festival in Edinburgh, June 29, 2010. REUTERS/David Moir

Performers from CARGO, a large scale outdoor performance group, link together to spell out Mela during a photocall for the forthcoming Mela festival in Edinburgh, June 29, 2010. REUTERS/David Moir

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