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<p>U.S. actor Mickey Rourke arrives for the UK premiere of his film "The Wrestler, at Leicester Square in London January 5, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

U.S. actor Mickey Rourke arrives for the UK premiere of his film "The Wrestler, at Leicester Square in London January 5, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

U.S. actor Mickey Rourke arrives for the UK premiere of his film "The Wrestler, at Leicester Square in London January 5, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Police examine the car of Manchester United's Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo after it crashed in a tunnel near Manchester Airport in northern England, January 8, 2009. Ronaldo was not injured after crashing his Ferrari into a barrier in a tunnel beneath the runways. REUTERS/Phil Noble </p>

Police examine the car of Manchester United's Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo after it crashed in a tunnel near Manchester Airport in northern England, January 8, 2009. Ronaldo was not injured after crashing his Ferrari into a barrier in a...more

Police examine the car of Manchester United's Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo after it crashed in a tunnel near Manchester Airport in northern England, January 8, 2009. Ronaldo was not injured after crashing his Ferrari into a barrier in a tunnel beneath the runways. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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<p>People stand outside a shop displaying a 'sale' sign on Oxford Street in London, January 1, 2009. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty</p>

People stand outside a shop displaying a 'sale' sign on Oxford Street in London, January 1, 2009. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

People stand outside a shop displaying a 'sale' sign on Oxford Street in London, January 1, 2009. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

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<p>A police officer walks through a sea of shoes after demonstrators threw shoes near the residence of Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Downing Street, during a protest against the Israeli attacks on Gaza at Trafalgar Square in London January 3, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor </p>

A police officer walks through a sea of shoes after demonstrators threw shoes near the residence of Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Downing Street, during a protest against the Israeli attacks on Gaza at Trafalgar Square in London January 3,...more

A police officer walks through a sea of shoes after demonstrators threw shoes near the residence of Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Downing Street, during a protest against the Israeli attacks on Gaza at Trafalgar Square in London January 3, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>A duck walks across a frozen lake in the Sence Valley, central England January 6, 2009. REUTERS/Darren Staples </p>

A duck walks across a frozen lake in the Sence Valley, central England January 6, 2009. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A duck walks across a frozen lake in the Sence Valley, central England January 6, 2009. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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<p>Woolworths employees embrace as they wait for the last shoppers to leave the building on the final trading day of a store in Edinburgh, Scotland January 6, 2009. REUTERS/David Moir </p>

Woolworths employees embrace as they wait for the last shoppers to leave the building on the final trading day of a store in Edinburgh, Scotland January 6, 2009. REUTERS/David Moir

Woolworths employees embrace as they wait for the last shoppers to leave the building on the final trading day of a store in Edinburgh, Scotland January 6, 2009. REUTERS/David Moir

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<p>Britain's Prince William delivers a speech in west London January 8, 2009. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Britain's Prince William delivers a speech in west London January 8, 2009. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's Prince William delivers a speech in west London January 8, 2009. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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