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<p>Alex Kapranos (C), Paul Thomson (L) and Bob Hardy of rock band Franz Ferdinand perform for fans at a record store, to promote their new album, in London January 26, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Winning </p>

Alex Kapranos (C), Paul Thomson (L) and Bob Hardy of rock band Franz Ferdinand perform for fans at a record store, to promote their new album, in London January 26, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Alex Kapranos (C), Paul Thomson (L) and Bob Hardy of rock band Franz Ferdinand perform for fans at a record store, to promote their new album, in London January 26, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>An installation entitled "Tehran Prostitutes" by Shirin Fakhim is seen at The Saatchi Gallery in west London January 28, 2009. The installation forms part of a forthcoming exhibition entitled New Art From The Middle East. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

An installation entitled "Tehran Prostitutes" by Shirin Fakhim is seen at The Saatchi Gallery in west London January 28, 2009. The installation forms part of a forthcoming exhibition entitled New Art From The Middle East. REUTERS/Toby Melville more

An installation entitled "Tehran Prostitutes" by Shirin Fakhim is seen at The Saatchi Gallery in west London January 28, 2009. The installation forms part of a forthcoming exhibition entitled New Art From The Middle East. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Swimmers prepare to participate in the opening ceremony of the UK Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido in London January 24, 2009. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty </p>

Swimmers prepare to participate in the opening ceremony of the UK Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido in London January 24, 2009. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

Swimmers prepare to participate in the opening ceremony of the UK Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido in London January 24, 2009. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

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<p>Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown watches apprentices during his visit to a construction skills academy in Glasgow, Scotland January 23, 2009. REUTERS/David Moir </p>

Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown watches apprentices during his visit to a construction skills academy in Glasgow, Scotland January 23, 2009. REUTERS/David Moir

Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown watches apprentices during his visit to a construction skills academy in Glasgow, Scotland January 23, 2009. REUTERS/David Moir

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<p>A game of poker is reflected in the sunglasses of player Chris Elliot at the World Series of Poker Europe competition at the Empire Casino in London October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor </p>

A game of poker is reflected in the sunglasses of player Chris Elliot at the World Series of Poker Europe competition at the Empire Casino in London October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A game of poker is reflected in the sunglasses of player Chris Elliot at the World Series of Poker Europe competition at the Empire Casino in London October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>A man stands with a brightly coloured umbrella in Portsmouth in southern England January 28, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor </p>

A man stands with a brightly coloured umbrella in Portsmouth in southern England January 28, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A man stands with a brightly coloured umbrella in Portsmouth in southern England January 28, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Manchester City's Robinho gestures during their English Premier League soccer match against Newcastle United in Manchester January 28, 2009. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis </p>

Manchester City's Robinho gestures during their English Premier League soccer match against Newcastle United in Manchester January 28, 2009. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Manchester City's Robinho gestures during their English Premier League soccer match against Newcastle United in Manchester January 28, 2009. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

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