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The rate at which architects are dying is slowing.Last year 101 registered architects died, compared with 123 in 1995 and 157 in 1991.

Oil company Shell estimates that solar power will provide a fifth of the world's electrical energy needs by 2060.

The GLA estimates that traffic congestion costs the London economy £2 million a week. Ken Livingstone hopes his proposed £5 a day charge to drive in central London will raise £200 million annually and cut traffic by 15 per cent.

The Strategic Rail Authority estimates that 50 million fewer passenger journeys have been made since the Hatfield crash in October, costing rail firms £300 million in lost fares.

A Cornish hedging company has completed a 20 mile stone wall along the A5 in Anglesey.The project took 16 months and each member of the 21-man team lifted 25 tonnes of stone - per day.

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