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May 3, 2012
May 3, 2012
May 3, 2012

Jethro Tull’s Anderson “Thick As A Brick” and dapper

LONDON (Reuters) – A chat with Ian Anderson – flautist, multi-instrumentalist, founder and wild face of British rock group Jethro Tull – does not go quite as expected.

Yes, there is discussion of his music, the 40th anniversary world tour of the progressive rock classic “Thick As A Brick”, and of its 2012 follow up. But there is also a lot more about flutes in space, an unlikely link with the George W. Bush White House – and the importance of prostate examinations.

May 1, 2012
May 1, 2012
May 1, 2012
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Israel’s new-found jobless


Following on from Nigeria’s rebasing of its GDP numbers, giving it a huge growth boost on paper, it is Israel’s turn to tinker with the numbers. ┬áThis time, though, the end result was not positive.

The country’s┬áCentral Bureau of Statistics said on Monday that the first-quarter jobless rate was 6.7 percent. This a good 1.3 percentage points higher than the announced fourth-quarter figure.

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