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pancake day

Shrove Tuesday otherwise known as Pancake Day is upon us! As we gear up for Lent and vow to give up those guilty fatty cravings, this is the day the rules go out the window and the whisks and batter come out from our cupboards.

From failed first attempts at flipping to pancake cats, here is a look at some of our readers pictures...

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    antheaaamb Kitty-Kat pancake!:D #cat #pancakes #shrovetuesday #goldensyrup #pancakeday

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    dsouth91 vis @mediaappsUK Season pro flipper #pancakeday #pancakeflip #likeaboss

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    Lady Lynsey Carratt Emma Rabbitts In honour of our pancake day celebrations!!

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    Iain Croll @8lettersuk @HuffPostUKPics this one did not work as planned #firstattempt

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    jesslyndz I love pancake day!! πŸ’—

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    bearnecesities #pancake #day #flip #concentration #love #lemon #sugar #pancakeday

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    ollie_burston Sorry arteries. #pancakeday

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    sarahlukex Happy pancake day β˜ΊπŸŒπŸ‡ #pancake #pancakeday #fruit

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    georgiaj98 #pancakes @ambz98 @stephthatslife15 #lrmon #chocolate #funtimes

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    phoebeelind Jus bein me! : D #pancakes

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    kimia_is_happy #happypancakeday #pancakes #icecream #jam #strawberries #bananas #blueberries #grapes #raspberries

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    bigplanker happy pancake day!! smiles all round☺

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    cerysmccool Pancakes with lanno #instacollage #pancakes

  • Pancake Day Readers Pictures

    emhwanger How to train Joshua Lampen @joshlampen #FlippingPancakes #Dishwashing

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    kamillagodsk Paaandekager ❀

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    harrisgirls33 #pancakes #pancakeday #shrovetuesday

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    graaaciiiiie Just.... you know.... making shaped food! #Heart #shaped #pancakes #french #toast #frenchtoast #yummy #sister #early #Valentine's #day #morning #breakfast #love

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    philiphaley Happy pancake day (this is round two and that's butter, not ice cream)

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    lubbieloux Jacob's 3rd Pancake day! :) #pancakes #pancakeday

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    chauniekirsley #morning #breakfast #eating #pancakes #chocolate #banana #yummy #food #istafood

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    lucysgeorge73 #school #pancakeday

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Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.

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    A model wears designs at the Victoria Beckham show during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2013 collections on February 10, 2013 in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model walks the runway at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model walks the runway at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model walks the runway at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model walks the runway at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model walks the runway at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model walks the runway at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • Victoria, Victoria Beckham - Prestentation - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model poses at the Victoria, Victoria Beckham fall 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Affirmation Arts on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • The Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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The London Aquarium hold an underwater funeral to highlight the plight of British marine life at London Aquarium on February 12, 2013 in London.

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cropped_rexfeatures_2139446a

Body of double-headed fire salamander donated to Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany.

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owl stuck in grill

owl stuck in car

owl stuck in car

A woman picked up an unexpected hitchhiker as she was driving down the south Florida turnpike - as she unwittingly got an owl stuck in the grill of her SUV at 60mph

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train derailed

A derailed train is seen on a station platform after a collision at a railway crossing in Takasago, Hyogo prefecture, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. A commuter train collided with a truck at a railway crossing in southern Japan on Tuesday, injuring more than a dozen people.

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rosanna davidson

Former Miss World Rosanna Davidson wearing Valentines Lingerie by Chantelle at Brown Thomas Department store in Dublin.

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    Former Miss World Rosanna Davidson wearing Valentines Lingerie by Myla Raison at Brown Thomas Department store in Dublin.

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    Former Miss World Rosanna Davidson wearing Valentines Lingerie by Myla Raison at Brown Thomas Department store in Dublin.

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    Former Miss World Rosanna Davidson wearing Valentines Lingerie by Chantelle at Brown Thomas Department store in Dublin.

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    Former Miss World Rosanna Davidson wearing Valentines Lingerie by Chantelle at Brown Thomas Department store in Dublin.

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    Former Miss World Rosanna Davidson wearing Valentines Lingerie by Chantelle at Brown Thomas Department store in Dublin.

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    Former Miss World Rosanna Davison, daughter of musician Chris de Burgh, poses on the red carpet during arrival for the European premiere of the film 'Lincoln' in Dublin on January 20, 2013. AFP PHOTO / BARRY CRONIN (Photo credit should read BARRY CRONIN/AFP/Getty Images)

  • "Lambertz Monday Night"

    COLOGNE, GERMANY - JANUARY 30: Rosanna Davison attends the 'Lambertz Monday Night' at Alter Wartesaal on January 30, 2012 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

  • "Lambertz Monday Night"

    COLOGNE, GERMANY - JANUARY 30: Rosanna Davison attends the 'Lambertz Monday Night' at Alter Wartesaal on January 30, 2012 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

  • "Lambertz Monday Night"

    COLOGNE, GERMANY - JANUARY 30: Rosanna Davison runs down the catwalk during the 'Lambertz Monday Night' at Alter Wartesaal on January 30, 2012 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

  • "Lambertz Monday Night"

    COLOGNE, GERMANY - JANUARY 30: Rosanna Davison attends the 'Lambertz Monday Night' at Alter Wartesaal on January 30, 2012 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

  • "Lambertz Monday Night"

    COLOGNE, GERMANY - JANUARY 30: Rosanna Davison runs down the catwalk during the 'Lambertz Monday Night' at Alter Wartesaal on January 30, 2012 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

  • UNESCO Charity Gala 2011

    DUESSELDORF, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 19: Chris de Burgh and Rosanna Davison attend the 20th UNESCO charity gala at Maritim Hotel on November 19, 2011 in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

  • UNESCO Charity Gala 2011

    DUESSELDORF, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 19: Rosanna Davison attends the 20th UNESCO charity gala at Maritim Hotel on November 19, 2011 in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

  • Lambertz Monday Night

    COLOGNE, GERMANY - JANUARY 31: Rosanna Davison attends the Lambertz Monday Night 2011 Schoko & Fashion party at the Alten Wartesaal on January 31, 2011 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

  • Lambertz Monday Night

    COLOGNE, GERMANY - JANUARY 31: Rosanna Davison attends the Lambertz Monday Night 2011 Schoko & Fashion party at the Alten Wartesaal on January 31, 2011 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

  • Annual Lambertz Monday Night Party

    COLOGNE, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 01: Rosanna Davison, dressed as Marilyn Monroe, runs down the runway during the Lambertz Monday Night Schoko & Fashion party at the Alten Wartesaal on February 1, 2010 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

  • TV Now Awards - Arrivals

    DUBLIN, IRELAND - APRIL 18: Model and former Miss World 2003 Rosanna Davison arrives at the TV Now Awards in the Mansion House on April 18, 2009 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Phillip Massey/Getty Images)

  • Comfort Prima High Street Fashion Awards

    LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Rosanna Davidson attends the Comfort Prima High Street Fashion Awards at Battersea Evolution on September 10, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

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goodyear protests

French riot police officers face workers of tire manufacturer Goodyear during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tire maker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs.

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  • A worker of tire manufacturer Goodyear holds a flare as he faces French riot police during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tyremaker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

  • Workers of tire manufacturer Goodyear face French riot police during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tyremaker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

  • Workers of tire manufacturer Goodyear demonstrate in front of the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tire maker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

  • A worker of tyre manufacture Goodyear throws a bottle of water toward the French riot police during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tyremaker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

  • A worker of tyre manufacture Goodyear holds a flare as he faces French riot police during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tyremaker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

  • Workers of tire manufacturer Goodyear demonstrate in front of the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tire maker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

  • Workers of tire manufacturer Goodyear arrive for a demonstration in front of the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tire maker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

  • A worker of tyre manufacture Goodyear runs away from tear gas spray during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tyremaker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

  • A worker of tyre manufacture Goodyear adjusts his mask to protect from tear gas during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tyremaker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

  • The boots of French riot police covered in paint and tomatoes during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tyremaker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

  • French riot police officers face workers of tire manufacturer Goodyear during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tire maker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

  • A worker of tire manufacturer Goodyear holds a flare as he faces French riot police during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tire maker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

  • A worker of tire manufacturer Goodyear holds a flare as he faces French riot police during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tire maker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

  • French riot police officers face workers of tire manufacturer Goodyear during a demonstration in front the Goodyear headquarters, in Reuil Malmaison, outside Paris, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. tire maker Goodyear confirmed in January to close a French plant near the northern city of Amiens, which would lead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

  • FRANCE-US-AUTO-BUSINESS-LAYOFFS

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber workers demonstrate in front of the group's headquarters in France, on February 12, 2013 in Rueil Malmaison, at the time of an extraordinary central works council on the plan to shut down Goodyear's plant in Amiens. 'Closing the factory is the only option after five years of unsuccessful negotiations,' said a French-language statement issued on January 31, 2013 by Goodyear Dunlop Tires France, which employs about 3,200 employees in the country across four sites. AFP PHOTO PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FRANCE-US-AUTO-BUSINESS-LAYOFFS

    US Goodyear Tire & Rubber workers demonstrate in front of the group's headquarters in France, in Rueil-Malmaison, a Paris suburb, on February 12, 2013, at the time of an extraordinary central works council on the plan to shut down Goodyear's plant in Amiens, northern France. 'Closing the factory is the only option after five years of unsuccessful negotiations,' said a French-language statement issued on January 31, 2013 by Goodyear Dunlop Tires France, which employs about 3,200 people in the country across four sites. AFP PHOTO PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FRANCE-US-AUTO-BUSINESS-LAYOFFS

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber workers demonstrate in front of the group's headquarters in France, on February 12, 2013 in Rueil Malmaison, at the time of an extraordinary central works council on the plan to shut down Goodyear's plant in Amiens. 'Closing the factory is the only option after five years of unsuccessful negotiations,' said a French-language statement issued on January 31, 2013 by Goodyear Dunlop Tires France, which employs about 3,200 employees in the country across four sites. AFP PHOTO PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FRANCE-US-AUTO-BUSINESS-LAYOFFS

    US Goodyear Tire & Rubber workers hold a banner reading ''no the closure of PSA in Aulnay'' as they demonstrate in front of the group's headquarters in France, in Rueil-Malmaison, a Paris suburb, on February 12, 2013, at the time of an extraordinary central works council on the plan to shut down Goodyear's plant in Amiens, northern France. 'Closing the factory is the only option after five years of unsuccessful negotiations,' said a French-language statement issued on January 31, 2013 by Goodyear Dunlop Tires France, which employs about 3,200 people in the country across four sites. AFP PHOTO PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FRANCE-US-AUTO-BUSINESS-LAYOFFS

    US Goodyear Tire & Rubber workers hold a banner reading '' no to the closure'' as they demonstrate in front of the group's headquarters in France, in Rueil-Malmaison, a Paris suburb, on February 12, 2013, at the time of an extraordinary central works council on the plan to shut down Goodyear's plant in Amiens, northern France. 'Closing the factory is the only option after five years of unsuccessful negotiations,' said a French-language statement issued on January 31, 2013 by Goodyear Dunlop Tires France, which employs about 3,200 people in the country across four sites. AFP PHOTO PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FRANCE-US-AUTO-BUSINESS-LAYOFFS

    US Goodyear Tire & Rubber workers protest on February 12, 2013 in front of the US company's French headquarters in Rueil-Malmaison against the closure of a plant plant in Amiens, northern France, which employs 1,173 workers. 'Closing the factory is the only option after five years of unsuccessful negotiations,' said a French-language statement issued on January 31, 2013 by Goodyear Dunlop Tires France, which employs about 3,200 people in the country across four sites. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FRANCE-US-AUTO-BUSINESS-LAYOFFS

    US Goodyear Tire & Rubber workers stand in front of anti-riot police during a demonstration in front of the group's headquarters in France, in Rueil-Malmaison, a Paris suburb, on February 12, 2013, at the time of an extraordinary central works council on the plan to shut down Goodyear's plant in Amiens, northern France. 'Closing the factory is the only option after five years of unsuccessful negotiations,' said a French-language statement issued on January 31, 2013 by Goodyear Dunlop Tires France, which employs about 3,200 people in the country across four sites. AFP PHOTO PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FRANCE-US-AUTO-BUSINESS-LAYOFFS

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber workers demonstrate in front of the group's headquarters in France, on February 12, 2013 in Rueil Malmaison, at the time of an extraordinary central works council on the plan to shut down Goodyear's plant in Amiens. 'Closing the factory is the only option after five years of unsuccessful negotiations,' said a French-language statement issued on January 31, 2013 by Goodyear Dunlop Tires France, which employs about 3,200 employees in the country across four sites. AFP PHOTO PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FRANCE-US-AUTO-BUSINESS-LAYOFFS

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber workers demonstrate in front of the group's headquarters in France, on February 12, 2013 in Rueil Malmaison, at the time of an extraordinary central works council on the plan to shut down Goodyear's plant in Amiens. 'Closing the factory is the only option after five years of unsuccessful negotiations,' said a French-language statement issued on January 31, 2013 by Goodyear Dunlop Tires France, which employs about 3,200 employees in the country across four sites. AFP PHOTO PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

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gorilla

A gorilla holds her baby in Moscow Zoo, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. The baby gorilla was born at Moscow Zoo last Wednesday.

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  • A gorilla holds her baby in Moscow Zoo, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. The baby gorilla was born at Moscow Zoo last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

  • A gorilla holds her baby in Moscow Zoo, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. The baby gorilla was born at Moscow Zoo last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

  • A gorilla holds her baby in Moscow Zoo, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. The baby gorilla was born at Moscow Zoo last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

  • A gorilla holds her baby in Moscow Zoo, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. The baby gorilla was born at Moscow Zoo last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

  • A gorilla holds her baby in Moscow Zoo, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The baby gorilla was born at Moscow Zoo on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Vadim Belkin)

  • A gorilla holds her baby in Moscow Zoo, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The baby gorilla was born at Moscow Zoo on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Vadim Belkin)

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Amazing Instagram picture of an aerial view of San Francisco and the blocky neighbourhoods before the Golden Gate Bridge taken by Chris Connolly

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The hull of the Duke of Lancaster ship has been used as a blank canvas for Banksy-style graffiti images. Pictured is The Duke of Lancaster ship which is permantly moored in the Dee Estuary in North Wales.

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  • The hull of the Duke of Lancaster ship has been used as a blank canvas for Banksy-style graffiti images. Pictured is The Duke of Lancaster ship which is permantly moored in the Dee Estuary in North Wales. (Credit: Wales News Service)

  • The hull of the Duke of Lancaster ship has been used as a blank canvas for Banksy-style graffiti images. Pictured is The Duke of Lancaster ship which is permantly moored in the Dee Estuary in North Wales. (Credit: Wales News Service)

  • The hull of the Duke of Lancaster ship has been used as a blank canvas for Banksy-style graffiti images. Pictured is The Duke of Lancaster ship which is permantly moored in the Dee Estuary in North Wales. (Credit: Wales News Service)

  • The hull of the Duke of Lancaster ship has been used as a blank canvas for Banksy-style graffiti images. Pictured is The Duke of Lancaster ship which is permantly moored in the Dee Estuary in North Wales. (Credit: Wales News Service)

  • The hull of the Duke of Lancaster ship has been used as a blank canvas for Banksy-style graffiti images. Pictured is The Duke of Lancaster ship which is permantly moored in the Dee Estuary in North Wales. (Credit: Wales News Service)

  • The hull of the Duke of Lancaster ship has been used as a blank canvas for Banksy-style graffiti images. Pictured is The Duke of Lancaster ship which is permantly moored in the Dee Estuary in North Wales. (Credit: Wales News Service)

  • The hull of the Duke of Lancaster ship has been used as a blank canvas for Banksy-style graffiti images. Pictured is The Duke of Lancaster ship which is permantly moored in the Dee Estuary in North Wales. (Credit: Wales News Service)

  • The hull of the Duke of Lancaster ship has been used as a blank canvas for Banksy-style graffiti images. Pictured is The Duke of Lancaster ship which is permantly moored in the Dee Estuary in North Wales. (Credit: Wales News Service)

  • The hull of the Duke of Lancaster ship has been used as a blank canvas for Banksy-style graffiti images. Pictured is The Duke of Lancaster ship which is permantly moored in the Dee Estuary in North Wales. (Credit: Wales News Service)

  • The hull of the Duke of Lancaster ship has been used as a blank canvas for Banksy-style graffiti images. Pictured is The Duke of Lancaster ship which is permantly moored in the Dee Estuary in North Wales. (Credit: Wales News Service)

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These bizarre objects are enough to put you off your corn flakes. But in fact your breakfast could well be one of these 32 foods examined up close under the microscope. The often alien-like landscapes show some of our favourite - and least loved - foods from Strawberries and chocolate to broccoli and cauliflower. Scientists have captured the images in laboratories during research into what makes our daily food.

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  • A coloured scanning electron micrograph of the open fruit and seeds from a bird's eye chilli pepper. (Credit: SPL/Barcroft)

  • A coloured scanning electron micrograph of saffron. (Credit: SPL/Barcroft)

  • A coloured scanning electron micrograph of the centre of a dried star anise fruit. (Credit: SPL/Barcroft)

  • A coloured scanning electron micrograph of a peppercorn. (Credit: SPL/Barcroft)

  • A coloured scanning electron micrograph of a natural sesame seed. (Credit: SPL/Barcroft)

  • A coloured scanning electron micrograph of an oat grain. (Credit: SPL/Barcroft)

  • A coloured scanning electron micrograph of a tomato. (Credit: SPL/Barcroft)

  • A coloured scanning electron micrograph of a cauliflower. (Credit: SPL/Barcroft)

  • A coloured scanning electron micrograph of a grain of wheat. (Credit: SPL/Barcroft)

  • A coloured scanning electron micrograph of a broccoli floret. (Credit: SPL/Barcroft)

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Cait Reilly speaks to the media outside the High Court in central London after she won a Court of Appeal ruling that a Government flagship back-to-work scheme requiring her to work for free at a Poundland discount store was unlawful. Three judges declared today that the regulations under which most of the schemes were created are unlawful and quashed them.

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Kelly Brook shows off her bangs as she poses in edgy new shoot is back with a special Valentines lingerie collection for New Look

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Prince Charles talks to six year old Kenadee in one of the flats were she lives with her mother Angela Stephenson on a tour of Highbury gardens in North London, a residential development completed with help from the Prince's foundation.

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    Prince Charles talks to six year old Kenadee in one of the flats were she lives with her mother Angela Stephenson on a tour of Highbury gardens in North London, a residential development completed with help from the Prince's foundation.

  • Prince of Wales tours Highbury gardens

    Prince Charles talks to six year old Kenadee in one of the flats were she lives with her mother Angela Stephenson on a tour of Highbury gardens in North London, a residential development completed with help from the Prince's foundation.

  • Prince of Wales tours Highbury gardens

    Prince Charles talks to a flat owner Angela Stephenson on a tour of Highbury gardens in North London, a residential development completed with help from the Prince's foundation.

  • Prince of Wales tours Highbury gardens

    Prince Charles talks to six year old Kenadee in one of the flats were she lives with her mother Angela Stephenson on a tour of Highbury gardens in North London, a residential development completed with help from the Prince's foundation.

  • Prince of Wales tours Highbury gardens

    Prince Charles talks to a flat owner Lydia De'ath on a tour of Highbury gardens in North London, a residential development completed with help from the Prince's foundation.

  • Prince of Wales tours Highbury gardens

    Prince Charles talks to a flat owner Lydia De'ath on a tour of Highbury gardens in North London, a residential development completed with help from the Prince's foundation.

  • Prince of Wales tours Highbury gardens

    Prince Charles talks to six year old Kenadee in one of the flats were she lives with her mother Angela Stephenson on a tour of Highbury gardens in North London, a residential development completed with help from the Prince's foundation.

  • Prince of Wales tours Highbury gardens

    Prince Charles talks to six year old Kenadee in one of the flats were she lives with her mother Angela Stephenson on a tour of Highbury gardens in North London, a residential development completed with help from the Prince's foundation.

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At the center of this image from NASA's Curiosity rover is the hole in a rock called "John Klein" where the rover conducted its first sample drilling on Mars. The drilling took place on Feb. 8, 2013, or Sol 182, Curiosity's 182nd Martian day of operations. Several preparatory activities with the drill preceded this operation, including a test that produced the shallower hole on the right two days earlier, but the deeper hole resulted from the first use of the drill for rock sample collection. The image was obtained by Curiosity's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on Sol 182. The sample-collection hole is 0.63 inch (1.6 centimeters) in diameter and 2.5 inches (6.4 centimeters) deep. The "mini drill" test hole near it is the same diameter, with a depth of 0.8 inch (2 centimeters).

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Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, swims after receiving her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack

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    Reserchers release a loggerhead turtle with artificial legs into a tank at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe, February 12, 2013. Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle lost her front legs to a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, receives her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Reserchers release a loggerhead turtle with artificial legs into a tank at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe, February 12, 2013. Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle lost her front legs to a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Reserchers release a loggerhead turtle with artificial legs into a tank at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe, February 12, 2013. Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle lost her front legs to a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, swims after receiving her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, swims after receiving her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, swims after receiving her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, swims after receiving her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, swims after receiving her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, receives her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, swims after receiving her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Reserchers release a loggerhead turtle with artificial legs into a tank at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe, February 12, 2013. Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle lost her front legs to a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, receives her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, swims after receiving her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, swims after receiving her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe on February 12, 2013. Yu lost her front legs during a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-ANIMAL-TURTLE-SCIENCE

    Reserchers release a loggerhead turtle with artificial legs into a tank at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe, February 12, 2013. Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle lost her front legs to a shark attack. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

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MPs, Lords and members of the press including Julian Huppert MP take part in this year's annual Rehab Pancake Race on Shrove Tuesday outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

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  • Race winner 19-year-old Devon Byrne from Olney flips a pancake at the request of photographers as she poses for them after setting a record time of 56 seconds in the annual Shrove Tuesday trans-Atlantic pancake race, in the town of Olney, in Buckinghamshire, England, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Every year women clad in aprons and head scarves from Olney and the city of Liberal, in Kansas, USA, run their respective legs of the race with a pancake in their pan, flipping it at the beginning and end of the race. According to legend, the Olney race started in 1445 when a harried housewife arrived at church on Shrove Tuesday still clutching her frying pan with a pancake in it. Liberal challenged Olney in 1950 after seeing photos of the race in a magazine. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

  • First place finisher 19-year-old Devon Byrne from Olney, leads the field en route to winning the annual Shrove Tuesday trans-Atlantic pancake race in a record time of 56 seconds, in the town of Olney, in Buckinghamshire, England, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Every year women clad in aprons and head scarves from Olney and the city of Liberal, in Kansas, USA, run their respective legs of the race with a pancake in their pan, flipping it at the beginning and end of the race. According to legend, the Olney race started in 1445 when a harried housewife arrived at church on Shrove Tuesday still clutching her frying pan with a pancake in it. Liberal challenged Olney in 1950 after seeing photos of the race in a magazine. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

  • First place finisher 19-year-old Devon Byrne from Olney, leads the field en route to winning the annual Shrove Tuesday trans-Atlantic pancake race in a record time of 56 seconds, in the town of Olney, in Buckinghamshire, England, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Every year women clad in aprons and head scarves from Olney and the city of Liberal, in Kansas, USA, run their respective legs of the race with a pancake in their pan, flipping it at the beginning and end of the race. According to legend, the Olney race started in 1445 when a harried housewife arrived at church on Shrove Tuesday still clutching her frying pan with a pancake in it. Liberal challenged Olney in 1950 after seeing photos of the race in a magazine. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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    The Dean of Ripon the Very Reverend Keith Jukes takes part in the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races outside Ripon Cathedral.

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    Canon Paul Greenwell (left) and The Dean of Ripon the Very Reverend Keith Jukes take part in the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races outside Ripon Cathedral.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    Young trainee choristers, known as a probationers, of Salisbury Cathedral choir make and flip pancakes as they celebrate and learn about Shrove Tuesday a week early as they will be on half-term on pancake day.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    Members of the Ripon Evolve Group for young people take part in the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races outside Ripon Cathedral.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    The Dean of Ripon the Very Reverend Keith Jukes takes part in the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races with local children outside Ripon Cathedral.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    The Dean of Ripon the Very Reverend Keith Jukes takes part in the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races outside Ripon Cathedral.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    The Dean of Ripon the Very Reverend Keith Jukes takes part in the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races outside Ripon Cathedral.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    Members of the Ripon Evolve Group for young people take part in the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races outside Ripon Cathedral.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    Canon Paul Greenwell (left) and The Dean of Ripon the Very Reverend Keith Jukes take part in the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races outside Ripon Cathedral.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    MPs, Lords and members of the press take part in this year's annual Rehab Pancake Race on Shrove Tuesday outside the Houses of Parliament in London today including Jane Merrick of the Independent on Sunday.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    MPs, Lords and members of the press including Lord Kennedy of Southwark (left) and Sophy Ridge of Sky News take part in this year's annual Rehab Pancake Race on Shrove Tuesday outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

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    MPs, Lords and members of the press including Tim Loughton MP (left) and Lord Redesdale take part in this year's annual Rehab Pancake Race on Shrove Tuesday outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    MPs, Lords and members of the press including Julian Huppert MP take part in this year's annual Rehab Pancake Race on Shrove Tuesday outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    MPs, Lords and members of the press including Julian Huppert MP take part in this year's annual Rehab Pancake Race on Shrove Tuesday outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

  • Shrove Tuesday

    Canon Paul Greenwell (left) and The Dean of Ripon the Very Reverend Keith Jukes take part in the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races outside Ripon Cathedral.

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Mayor of London Boris Johnson poses during a press call after opening trading at the London Stock Exchange on February 12, 2013 in London, England. Today marks the first time the Mayor Boris Johnson has undertaken the job of activating the market.

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  • Mayor Of London Boris Johnson Opens The Day Of Trading At The London Stock Exchange

    LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Mayor of London Boris Johnson poses during a press call after opening trading at the London Stock Exchange on February 12, 2013 in London, England. Today marks the first time the Mayor Boris Johnson has undertaken the job of activating the market. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

  • Mayor Of London Boris Johnson Opens The Day Of Trading At The London Stock Exchange

    LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Mayor of London Boris Johnson poses during a press call after opening trading at the London Stock Exchange on February 12, 2013 in London, England. Today marks the first time the mayor Boris Johnson has undertaken the job of activating the market. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

  • Mayor of London Boris Johnson Opens The Day Of Trading At The London Stock Exchange

    LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Mayor of London Boris Johnson (2nd L) reacts during a press call whilst opening trading at the London Stock Exchange on February 12, 2013 in London, England. Today marks the first time the mayor Boris Johnson has undertaken the job of activating the market. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

  • Mayor Of London Boris Johnson Opens The Day Of Trading At The London Stock Exchange

    LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Mayor of London Boris Johnson reacts during a press call while opening trading at the London Stock Exchange on February 12, 2013 in London, England. Today marks the first time the Mayor Boris Johnson has undertaken the job of activating the market. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

  • Mayor of London Boris Johnson Opens The Day Of Trading At The London Stock Exchange

    LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Mayor of London Boris Johnson (5th R) during a press call whilst opening trading at the London Stock Exchange on February 12, 2013 in London, England. Today marks the first time the mayor Boris Johnson has undertaken the job of activating the market. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

  • Mayor of London Boris Johnson Opens The Day Of Trading At The London Stock Exchange

    LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Mayor of London Boris Johnson (2nd R) reacts during a press call whilst opening trading at the London Stock Exchange on February 12, 2013 in London, England. Today marks the first time the mayor Boris Johnson has undertaken the job of activating the market. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

  • Mayor Of London Boris Johnson Opens The Day Of Trading At The London Stock Exchange

    LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Mayor of London Boris Johnson opens trading at the London Stock Exchange during a press call on February 12, 2013 in London, England. Today marks the first time the mayor Boris Johnson has undertaken the job of activating the market. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

  • Mayor Of London Boris Johnson Opens The Day Of Trading At The London Stock Exchange

    LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Mayor of London Boris Johnson (c) reacts during a press call whilst opening trading at the London Stock Exchange on February 12, 2013 in London, England. Today marks the first time the mayor Boris Johnson has undertaken the job of activating the market. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

  • Mayor Of London Boris Johnson Opens The Day Of Trading At The London Stock Exchange

    LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Mayor of London Boris Johnson poses during a press call after opening trading at the London Stock Exchange on February 12, 2013 in London, England. Today marks the first time the Mayor Boris Johnson has undertaken the job of activating the market. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

  • Johnson opens today's trading on LSE

    London Mayor Boris Johnson opens trading at the London Stock Exchange in London today. ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday February 12 2013. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

  • Johnson opens today's trading on LSE

    London Mayor Boris Johnson opens trading at the London Stock Exchange in London today. ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday February 12 2013. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

  • Johnson opens today's trading on LSE

    London Mayor Boris Johnson opens trading at the London Stock Exchange in London today. ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday February 12 2013. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

  • Johnson opens today's trading on LSE

    London Mayor Boris Johnson opens trading at the London Stock Exchange in London today. ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday February 12 2013. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

  • Johnson opens today's trading on LSE

    London Mayor Boris Johnson opens trading at the London Stock Exchange in London today. ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday February 12 2013. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

  • Mayor of London Boris Johnson Opens The Day Of Trading At The London Stock Exchange

    LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Mayor of London Boris Johnson poses during a press call after opening trading at the London Stock Exchange on February 12, 2013 in London, England. Today marks the first time the mayor Boris Johnson has undertaken the job of activating the market. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Beyonce stuns in new shoot for the March issue of Vogue

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A combination photo shows bronze statues of North Korea founder Kim Il-sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong-il at Mansudae in Pyongyang, in these photos taken and provided by Kyodo on December 2012 (top) and February (bottom). It appears that Kim Jong-il have been given an anorak.

Kim Jong-II in his infamous anorak

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    An undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on November 25, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il inspecting the Ryangchaek Bearing Factory in North Pyongan province. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA This picture recieved from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on December 3, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (C) visiting the Hamhung Disabled Soldiers' Essential Plastic Goods Factory. HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND

    HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA This picture recieved from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on December 3, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (C) visiting the Hamhung Disabled Soldiers' Essential Plastic Goods Factory. HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND

    HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA This picture recieved from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on December 3, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (R) visiting the Hamhung University of Hydraulic Engineering. HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND

    HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA This picture recieved from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on December 3, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (C) visiting the Hamhung University of Hydraulic Engineering. HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA This picture recieved from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on December 3, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (2nd R) visiting the construction site of Tanchon Port. HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA This picture recieved from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on December 3, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (4th L) visiting the Tanchon Mining Machine Plant. HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • This undated picture released by Korean

    This undated picture released by Korean Central News Agency on January 17, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il (C) inspecting the Pyongyang Silk Mill factory during a visit to the light industrial establishments in the North Korean capital. North Korea said January 17, it may keep its nuclear weapons even after normalising relations with the United States, staking out a tough position three days before President-elect Barack Obama takes office. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

  • HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND

    HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA This picture recieved from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on December 3, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (C) visiting the Paekunsan Combined Foodstuff Factory. HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND

    HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA This picture recieved from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on December 3, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (C) visiting the Paekunsan Combined Foodstuff Factory. HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / KNS-KCNA (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on February 8, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (C) visiting the Vinalon Complex in Hambung City, South Hamgyong Province. North Korea has said it had a secret strike force to counter what it called South Korean plots to topple the regime in Pyongyang. The communist North, which often claims that Seoul's conservative government is plotting against it, said such attempts have 'recently gone beyond the danger line.' AFP PHOTO/KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on February 4, 2010 shows North Korean laeder Kim Jong Il inspecting the Wonphyong Taehung Fishery Station in Kumya County, South Hamgyong Province in North Korea. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This undated picture, released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 11, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (C) visiting the Kumsugol revolutionary site in Huichon city in Chagang province of North Korea. North Korea, which habitually protests war games in the democratic South, put its 1.2 million-strong military on alert and said it was abandoning efforts toward nuclear disarmament in response to the start of US joint exercises with South Korea. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on February 4, 2010 shows North Korean laeder Kim Jong Il inspecting the Wonphyong Taehung Fishery Station in Kumya County, South Hamgyong Province in North Korea. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on February 4, 2010 shows North Korean laeder Kim Jong Il inspecting the Wonphyong Taehung Fishery Station in Kumya County, South Hamgyong Province in North Korea. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on November 28, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il inspecting the Command of Navy Combined Unit 587 at undisclosed location in North Korea. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on January 13, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il inspecting a pig farm built by Large Combined Unit 313 of the Korean People's Army at an undisclosed location in North Korea. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on January 11, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il (C) inspecting the Kangdong Weak-current Apparatus Factory in Pyingyang. Kim has admitted failing to deliver an acceptable standard of living for the communist nation's people, state media reported January 9, 2010. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on November 28, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il inspecting the Oguk Co-op Farm in Anak County in South Hwanghae province. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • This undated photo released by North Kor

    This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on February 8, 2010 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (C) visiting the Vinalon Complex in Hambung City, South Hamgyong Province. North Korea has said it had a secret strike force to counter what it called South Korean plots to topple the regime in Pyongyang. The communist North, which often claims that Seoul's conservative government is plotting against it, said such attempts have 'recently gone beyond the danger line.' AFP PHOTO/KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • This undated picture released from North

    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on November 28, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il inspecting the Oguk Co-op Farm in Anak County in South Hwanghae province. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • This undated picture, released from Nort

    This undated picture, released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on November 28, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il inspecting the Oguk Co-op Farm in Anak County in South Hwanghae province. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • This undated picture released from North

    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on November 25, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il inpsecting the Sinuiju Shoes Factory in North Pyongan province. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • This undated picture released from North

    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on November 25, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il wearing a straw hat as he visits a factory in North Pyongan province. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • This undated picture released from North

    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 5, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (C) inspecting the lodging house of visitors and cultural and welfare facilities, newly built at the side of Lake Samji in the area of Samjiyon in Ryanggang province. Meanwhile China and the US agreed on March 4, 2009 that North Korea should not go ahead with a missile launch, a US envoy said after talks with Chinese officials in Beijing. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • This undated picture released from North

    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) via KNS on March 1, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (R) visiting the Manpho restaurant in the city of Manpho, in Jagang province. Meanwhile, North Korea on February 28 warned US troops stationed in South Korea to stop 'provocations' in the buffer zone dividing the two Koreas or face a 'resolute counteraction.' AFP PHOTO/KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This recent undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on February 25, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (R) looking at a statue of his mother Kim Jong-Suk as he visits her birthplace in Hoeryong in North Hamkyong province in North Korea. Kim Jong-Il visited several venues in the northeastern province of North Hamkyong where preparations for a controversial rocket launch are under way, state media reported. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • This undated picture released from North

    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) via KNS on March 1, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il visiting the Manpho Smeltery in the city of Manpho, in Jagang province. Meanwhile, North Korea on February 28 warned US troops stationed in South Korea to stop 'provocations' in the buffer zone dividing the two Koreas or face a 'resolute counteraction.' AFP PHOTO/KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • This undated picture released from North

    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) via KNS on March 1, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (C) inspecting the Manpho spinning mill in the city of Manpho, in Jagang province. Meanwhile, North Korea on February 28 warned US troops stationed in South Korea to stop 'provocations' in the buffer zone dividing the two Koreas or face a 'resolute counteraction.' AFP PHOTO/KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • This recent undated picture released fro

    This recent undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on February 25, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (C) visiting his mother Kim Jong Suk's birthplace in Hoeryong in North Hamkyong province in North Korea. Kim Jong-Il visited several venues in the northeastern province of North Hamkyong where preparations for a controversial rocket launch are under way, state media reported. Kim also visited the birthplace in Hoeryong town of his mother Kim Jong-Suk, who died in 1949 when he was seven. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This recent undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on February 25, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (R) standing infront of a statue of his mother Kim Jong-Suk as he visits her birthplace in Hoeryong in North Hamkyong province in North Korea. Kim Jong-Il visited several venues in the northeastern province of North Hamkyong where preparations for a controversial rocket launch are under way, state media reported. AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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A woman wades through high water with floating ice in a flooded St. Mark's Square, in Venice, Italy, early Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. The phenomenon of high water, which floods the Venice lagoon, occurs mainly between autumn and spring when tides are reinforced by seasonal winds. The recent snow falls and low temperatures formed ice blocks in the water

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    Gondolas are covered with snow during the carnival on February 11, 2013 in Venice. The 2013 edition of the Venice carnival is untitled 'Live in Colour' and runs from January 26 to February 12. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

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    People walk on a flooded St Mark's square during an acqua-alta (high-water) late on February 11, 2013 in Venice. The 'acqua alta', a convergence of high tides and a strong sirocco, reached 143 centimetres around midnight. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Tourists stand on a flooded quay in front of the Rialto bridge during an acqua-alta (high-water) late on February 11, 2013 in Venice. The 'acqua alta', a convergence of high tides and a strong sirocco, reached 143 centimetres around midnight. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

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    A man walks on a flooded St Mark's square during an acqua-alta (high-water) late on February 11, 2013 in Venice. The 'acqua alta', a convergence of high tides and a strong sirocco, reached 143 centimetres around midnight. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

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    St Mark's square is flooded during an acqua-alta (high-water) late on February 11, 2013 in Venice. The 'acqua alta', a convergence of high tides and a strong sirocco, reached 143 centimetres around midnight. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

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    VENICE, ITALY - FEBRUARY 11: A man walks in a street during a heavy snow and high tide on February 11, 2013 in Venice, Italy. Heavy snow, high water, rain and wind hit the city today and sea level rose to 145cm. (Photo by Barbara Zanon/Getty Images)

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    VENICE, ITALY - FEBRUARY 11: General view of streets during a heavy snow and high tide on February 11, 2013 in Venice, Italy. Heavy snow, high water, rain and wind hit the city today and sea level rose to 145cm. (Photo by Barbara Zanon/Getty Images)

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    VENICE, ITALY - FEBRUARY 11: General view of shops and hotels during a heavy snow and high tide at Lista di Spagna on February 11, 2013 in Venice, Italy. Heavy snow, high water, rain and wind hit the city today and sea level rose to 145cm. (Photo by Barbara Zanon/Getty Images)

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    Gondolas are covered with snow during the carnival on February 11, 2013 in Venice. The 2013 edition of the Venice carnival is untitled 'Live in Colour' and runs from January 26 to February 12. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

  • A woman wades through high water with floating ice in a flooded St. Mark's Square, in Venice, Italy, early Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. The phenomenon of high water, which floods the Venice lagoon, occurs mainly between autumn and spring when tides are reinforced by seasonal winds. The recent snow falls and low temperatures formed ice blocks in the water. (AP Photo/Luigi Costantini)

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A lightning strikes St Peter's dome at the Vatican on February 11, 2013. Pope Benedict XVI announced today he will resign as leader of the world's 1.1 billion Catholics on February 28 because his age prevented him from carrying out his duties -- an unprecedented move in the modern history of the Catholic Church.

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    RECROP OF VAT114 - In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Mons. Franco Comaldo, a pope aide, left, looks at Pope Benedict XVI as he reads a document in Latin where he announces his resignation, during a meeting of Vatican cardinals, at the Vatican, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign Feb. 28 - the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

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    In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI, center, reads a document in Latin where he announces his resignation, during a meeting of Vatican cardinals, at the Vatican, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign Feb. 28 - the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

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    Britain's Prince Philip (L) watches as his wife Queen Elizabeth talks with Pope Benedict XVI during an exchange of gifts in the Morning Drawing Room, at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland on September 16, 2010. Pope Benedict XVI urged all parties involved in Northern Ireland to work for a 'just and lasting peace' in his first speech of an historic state visit to Britain on Thursday. AFP PHOTO / DAVID CHESKIN / POOL (Photo credit should read DAVID CHESKIN/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI receives a picture from US President George W. Bush during a tete-a-tete in the medieval St John's Tower in the Vatican Gardens on June 13, 2008. US President George W. Bush had a special audience with Pope Benedict XVI, who was returning the hospitality he enjoyed at the White House in April. AFP PHOTO / Filippo Monteforte (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

  • In this photo released by the Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI, seated in his studio at the Vatican City, uses an iPad device to light up one of the world's largest electronic Christmas trees in Gubbio, central Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Osservatore Romano, HO) EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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    VATICAN CITY - MAY 30: Pope Benedict XVI meets Gerry and Kate McCann during his weekly audience at St. Peter's Square, May 30, 2007 in Vatican City. The parents of four-year-old Madeleine McCann discussed the plight of their daughter, who vanished 27 days ago whilst holidaying in Portugal. (Photo by Arturo Mari L'Osservatore Romano Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

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    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JULY 10: US President Barack Obama (L) meets with Pope Benedict XVI in his library at the Vatican on July 10, 2009 in Vatican City, Vatican. Obama was meeting with The Pope for the first time as President following the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy. (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

  • The Pope Meets With President Obama

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JULY 10: US President Barack Obama (L) and First Lady Michelle Obama meet with Pope Benedict XVI in his library at the Vatican on July 10, 2009 in Vatican City, Vatican. Obama was meeting with The Pope for the first time as President following the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy. (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

  • In this photo released by the Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI, seated in his studio at the Vatican City, uses an iPad device to light up one of the world's largest electronic Christmas tree in Gubbio, central Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Osservatore Romano, HO) EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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    Pope Benedict XVI clicks on a tablet to send his first twitter message during his weekly general audience on December 12, 2012 at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI sent his first Twitter message from a digital tablet on Wednesday using the handle @pontifex, blessing his hundreds of thousands of new Internet followers. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Tony Blair Meets With Pope Benedict XVI

    VATICAN CITY - JUNE 23: Pope Benedict XVI meets outgoing Prime Minister Tony Blair in a private audience at his library, on June 23, 2007 in Vatican City. (Photo by L'Osservatore Romano Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

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    VATICAN CITY - JUNE 23: Pope Benedict XVI meets outgoing Prime Minister Tony Blair in a private audience at his library, on June 23, 2007 in Vatican City. (Photo by L'Osservatore Romano Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

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    VATICAN CITY - JUNE 23: Pope Benedict XVI meets outgoing Prime Minister Tony Blair in a private audience at his library, on June 23, 2007 in Vatican City. (Photo by L'Osservatore Romano Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

  • In this photo released by Cubadebate, Pope Benedict XVI, right, meets with Cuba's Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday March 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Cubadebate)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Makes First Visit To Cuba

    HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 29: Pope Benedict XVI meets with former Cuban President Fidel Castro (L) at the Vatican embassy on March 29, 2012 in Havana, Cuba. The Pope is finishing up his first trip to Cuba, fourteen years after Pope John Paul II visited the communist country. (Photo by L'Osservatore Romano Vatican-Pool/Getty Images)

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    (FILES) This recent file picture taken on February 6, 2013 at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican shows Pope Benedict XVI arriving for the weekly general audience. The Vatican spokesman announced that Pope says he will resign on February 28. AFP PHOTO / FILES / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) and his personal secretary Georg Gaenswein arrive for the weekly general audience on February 06, 2013 at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI gets up after kneeling for a prayer during his visit at the Roman seminary, in Rome Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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    RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS Italy's president Giorgio Napolitano (2nd R) sits flanked by Pope Benedict XVI (C) at a concert by the Orchestra del Maggio Fiorentino, directed by Indian conductor Zubin Metha, to celebrate the 84th Lateran pact's anniversary on February 4, 2013, at the Sala Nervi in Vatican city. AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO' (Photo credit should read OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP/Getty Images)

  • In this photo provided by Vatican paper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI receives a Lazio soccer team's jersey from club's president Claudio Lotito, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (C) leads his weekly general audience on January 30, 2013 at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO,ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI releases a dove from the window of his appartment at the end of his Sunday Angelus prayer in St. Peter's square at the Vatican on January 27, 2013. The Pontiff and youth of the Catholic Action released two doves, symbol of peace. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI arrives to lead the celebration of the Vespers of the Solemnity of the conversion of Saint Paul, in conclusion of the week of prayer for christian unity at the Saint Paul basilica in Rome on January 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Celebrates Baptisms In Sistine Chapel

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JANUARY 13: Pope Benedict XVI (L) performs a baptism in the Sistine Chapel on January 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Vatican reiterated its opposition to same-sex marriage on January 13, after an Italian court ruling it was prejudice to assume a child would have a detrimental upbringing living with a gay couple. (Photo by L'Osservatore Romano-Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI welcomes Prince Albert II of Monaco and his wife Princess Charlene on January 12, 2013 prior to a private audience at Vatican. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (C) talks to Prince Albert II of Monaco and his wife Princess Charlene on January 12, 2013 during a private audience at Vatican. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Receives Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Charlene

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JANUARY 12: Pope Benedict XVI meets HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco during a private audience at his library on January 12, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI (L) is greeted by Ital

    Pope Benedict XVI (L) is greeted by Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti and his wife Elsa (both not pictured) as he disembarks from a helicopter in Arezzo stadium on the start of a one day pastoral visit on May 13, 2012. The Pope will lead a Holy Mass and will also visit the Shrine of La Verna and address citizens of Sansepolcro. AFP PHOTO / POOL / VINCENZO PINTO ALTERNATIVE CROP VERSION (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/GettyImages)

  • In this photo provided by the Vatican paper L'Osservatore Romano, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, right, and Pope Benedict XVI meet during an official visit at the Vatican Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. Premier Mario Monti has met with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican in their first formal talks since Monti took over as head of a government of experts in November to tackle Italy's debt crisis. The Vatican said the two sides discussed Italian and European issues as well as the need to protect religious minorities in some areas of the world, and confirmed their interest in continuing "constructive cooperation." (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

  • Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, right, and Pope Benedict XVI meet during an official visit at the Vatican Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Max Rossi, Pool)

  • Pope Benedict XVI (R) is greeted by Ital

    Pope Benedict XVI (R) is greeted by Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti and his wife Elsa (L) as he disembarks from a helicopter in Arezzo stadium on the start of a one day pastoral visit on May 13, 2012. The Pope will lead a Holy Mass and will also visit the Shrine of La Verna and address citizens of Sansepolcro. AFP PHOTO / POOL / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Pope Benedict XVI meets Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JANUARY 14: Pope Benedict XVI exchanges gifts with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti during a meeting at his private library on January 14, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. This is the first time the Pope has received the new Italian President. (Photo by Stefano Dal Pozzolo - Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI and German Chancellor

    Pope Benedict XVI and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pose for a picture after an oecumenical service at the protestant monastery of St. Augustin in Erfurt, eastern Germany, on September 23, 2011, on the second day of the Pontiff's first state visit to his native Germany. The 84-year old pope, German born Joseph Ratzinger, has a packed program, with 18 sermons and speeches planned for his four-day trip to Berlin, Erfurt in the ex-German Democratic Republic and Freiburg. AFP PHOTO / POOL BUNDESREGIERUNG GUIDO BERGMANN (Photo credit should read GUIDO BERGMANN/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Benedict XVI , Angela Merkel, Joachim Sauer

    Benedict XVI speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, and her husband Joachim Sauer, left, in the house of the German Bishops Conference in Berlin, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Pope Benedict XVI is on a four-day official visit to his homeland Germany. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, pool)

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    ALTERNATIVE CROP - German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) looks on as Pope Benedict XVI has his robe blown in the face by the wind after arriving on September 22, 2011 at the Tegel airport in Berlin, where he starts his first state visit to his native Germany. The 84-year old pope, German born Joseph Ratzinger, has a packed program, with 18 sermons and speeches planned for his four-day trip to Berlin, Erfurt in the ex-German Democratic Republic and Freiburg. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Silvio Berlusconi Pope Benedict XVI

    FILE - In this Friday, June 6, 2008 file photo, Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi shows one of the gifts he received from Pope Benedict XVI, a pen commemorating St. Peter, on the occasion of their meeting at the Vatican City. Premier Silvio Berlusconi resigned in Rome, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, after the Parliament's lower chamber passed European-demanded reforms, ending a 17-year political era and setting in motion a transition aimed at bringing Italy back from the brink of economic crisis. The 75-year-old billionaire media mogul, who came to power for the first time in 1994 using a soccer chant "Go Italy" as the name of his political party, became Italy's longest-serving post-war premier.(AP Photo/Alessandro Bianchi, pool, file)

  • The Pope Meets With President Obama

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JULY 10: US President Barack Obama (L) and First Lady Michelle Obama meet with Pope Benedict XVI in his library at the Vatican on July 10, 2009 in Vatican City, Vatican. Obama was meeting with The Pope for the first time as President following the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy. (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

  • The Pope Meets With President Obama

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JULY 10: US President Barack Obama (L) and First Lady Michelle Obama exchange gifts with Pope Benedict XVI in his library at the Vatican on July 10, 2009 in Vatican City, Vatican. Obama was meeting with The Pope for the first time as President following the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy. (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

  • The Pope Meets With President Obama

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JULY 10: US President Barack Obama (R) meets with Pope Benedict XVI in his library at the Vatican on July 10, 2009 in Vatican City, Vatican. Obama was meeting with The Pope for the first time as President following the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy. (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron (L)

    British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) bids farewell to Pope Benedict XVI at Birmingham International Airport, England, on September 19, 2010, after a four day visit to Britain by the Pope. Pope Benedict XVI flew out of Britain Sunday after an historic four-day state visit, as Prime Minister David Cameron said he had made people 'sit up and think.' AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT (Photo credit should read Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images)

  • His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI Pays A State Visit To The UK - Day 4

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Pope Benedict XVI is escorted by PM David Cameron as heads to board his Alitalia jet to Italy on September 19, 2010 in Birmingham, England. Pope Benedict XVI has conducted the first state visit to the UK by a Pontiff. Earlier in the day he beatified Cardinal Newman at an open air mass in Cofton Park. (Photo by Carl Court - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI (R) meets with British

    Pope Benedict XVI (R) meets with British Prime Minister David Cameron at Archbishop's House, in central London, on September 18, 2010. Pope Benedict XVI is 'very calm' and 'no one felt threatened' despite the arrest of six men linked to an alleged plot to launch an attack during his visit to Britain, a Vatican spokesman said Saturday. AFP PHOTO/Stefan Rousseau/POOL (Photo credit should read STEFAN ROUSSEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI strokesa lion cub as he greets circus artists and workers, during an audience he held in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Benedict clapped and watched amused as circus workers flipped, flopped, juggled and twisted before him in what the Vatican has called a historic audience to make street performers and other itinerant entertainers feel like they belong to the church. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

  • Pope Benedict XVI strokes a lion cub as he greets circus artists and workers during an audience he held in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Benedict clapped and watched amused as circus workers flipped, flopped, juggled and twisted before him in what the Vatican has called a historic audience to make street performers and other itinerant entertainers feel like they belong to the church. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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    Pope Benedict XVI is helped by assistants as he celebrates the Vespers and Te Deum prayers in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on December 31, 2012. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Celebrates The Vespers And Te Deum Prayers To Mark The End of 2012

    Pope Benedict XVI celebrates the Vespers and Te Deum prayers in Saint Peter's Basilica the mark the end of 2012 at the Vatican on December 31, 2012. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI blesses as arrives for the prayer with the ecumenical christian community of Taize during their European meeting, on December 29, 2012, in St.Peter's square at the Vatican. The Taize community, based in the eastern French village of Taize, was created in 1940 by Brother Roger, from Switzerland. The group draws tens of thousands of young people for prayer workshops held across the year at its base, and similar numbers at its annual gathering in a European city, traditionally held between Christmas and the New Year's eve. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FILE - In this June 28, 2011 file photo, Pope Benedict XVI touches a touchpad to send a tweet for the launch of the Vatican news information portal "www.news.va", at the Vatican. The Vatican said Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, that Pope Benedict XVI will start tweeting in six languages from his own personal handle (at)Pontifex, on Dec. 12. The pontiff will be using a question and answer format in his first Tweet, focusing on answering questions about faith Β— in 140 characters. (AP Photo/Osservatore Romano, File) EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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    FILE - In this Tuesday, March 15, 2011 file photo, the newly elected Maronite Patriarch Bechara el-Rai gestures as he is surrounded by supporters shortly after his election at the Maronite church's seat in Bkirki, northeast of Beirut, Lebanon. Pope Benedict XVI has named six new cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, adding prelates from Lebanon, the Philippines, Nigeria, Colombia, India and the United States to the ranks of cardinals who will elect his successor. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein, File)

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    Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful as he arrives in St. Peter's square to bless the nativity scene at the Vatican, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. The Pontiff marked the end of 2011 with prayers of thanks and said humanity awaits the new year with apprehension but also with hope for a better future. "Another year approaches its end, while we await a new one, with the trepidation, desires and expectations of always," Benedict said at the traditional New Year's Eve vespers service, as he delivered his homily from the central altar of St. Peter's Basilica on Saturday evening. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

  • Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing as he arrives for the weekly general audience in the Pope Paul II hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Drum Queen Carla Prata from the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 12: Members of Academicos Do Grande Rio during the parade featured on the petroleum industry of Rio de Janeiro, at Sambodrome Marques de Sapucai on February 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

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    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 11: Model Gracyanne Barbosa, Queen of Percussion of Mangueira Samba School dances during the parade themed on Cuiaba, capital city of Mato Grosso at Sambodrome Sapucai as part of Carnival 2013 on February 11, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandro Auler/LatinContent/Getty Images)

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    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 12: A dancer of Academicos Do Grande Rio dressed up as a maermaid performs during the parade featured on the petroleum industry of Rio de Janeiro, at Sambodrome Marques de Sapucai on February 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

  • Academicos do Grande Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 12: Members of Academicos Do Grande Rio during the parade featured on the petroleum industry of Rio de Janeiro, at Sambodrome Marques de Sapucai on February 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

  • Academicos do Grande Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 12: Members of Academicos Do Grande Rio during the parade featured on the petroleum industry of Rio de Janeiro, at Sambodrome Marques de Sapucai on February 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

  • Academicos do Grande Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 12: Members of Academicos Do Grande Rio during the parade featured on the petroleum industry of Rio de Janeiro, at Sambodrome Marques de Sapucai on February 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

  • Academicos do Grande Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 12: Members of Academicos Do Grande Rio during the parade featured on the petroleum industry of Rio de Janeiro, at Sambodrome Marques de Sapucai on February 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

  • Academicos do Grande Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 12: Members of Academicos Do Grande Rio during the parade featured on the petroleum industry of Rio de Janeiro, at Sambodrome Marques de Sapucai on February 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

  • Academicos do Grande Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 12: Members of Academicos Do Grande Rio during the parade featured on the petroleum industry of Rio de Janeiro, at Sambodrome Marques de Sapucai on February 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

  • Academicos do Grande Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 12: Members of Academicos Do Grande Rio during the parade featured on the petroleum industry of Rio de Janeiro, at Sambodrome Marques de Sapucai on February 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

  • Academicos do Grande Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 12: Members of Academicos Do Grande Rio during the parade featured on the petroleum industry of Rio de Janeiro, at Sambodrome Marques de Sapucai on February 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

  • Academicos do Grande Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FEBEURARY 12: Members of Academicos Do Grande Rio during the parade featured on the petroleum industry of Rio de Janeiro, at Sambodrome Marques de Sapucai on February 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    A reveler of Vila Isabel samba school performs during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • ALTERNATIVE CROP OF HAS108.- A performer from the Sao Clemente samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • A boy disguised as a devil poses for photos before participating in a carnival parade in Panama City, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)

  • Performers from the Mangueira samba school embrace during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

  • Performers from the Mangueira samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • A performer from the Mangueira samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

  • A performer from the Mangueira samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

  • A performer from the Mangueira samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Performers from the Mangueira samba school parade on a float during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

  • A performer from the Mangueira samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Performers from the Mangueira samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • A performer from the Mangueira samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • A performer from the Mangueira samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Performers from the Mangueira samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Performers from the Sao Clemente samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

  • Performers from the Beija Flor samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • A performer from the Mangueira samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Performers from the Mangueira samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • A performer from the Sao Clemente samba school is tossed in the air during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

  • Performers from the Sao Clemente samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    A reveler of Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school performs during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    A reveler of Vila Isabel samba school performs during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    A reveler of Vila Isabel samba school performs during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    Revelers of Vila Isabel samba school perform during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    Revelers of Vila Isabel samba school perform during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    A reveler of Vila Isabel samba school performs during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    A reveler of Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school performs during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    Revelers of Vila Isabel samba school perform during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    A reveler of Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school performs during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    A reveler of Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school performs during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    Revelers of Vila Isabel samba school perform during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    Revelers of Vila Isabel samba school perform during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    Revelers of Vila Isabel samba school perform during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • BRAZIL-CARNIVAL-RIO-PARADE-SAMBADROME

    Revelers of Vila Isabel samba school perform during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • ADDS IDENTIFICATION AND NATIONALITY OF PERFORMER.- Maria Caren Paz, from Argentina, from the Mangueira samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

  • Performers from the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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    Brazilian actress Danielle Winits from the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school parades on a float during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

  • Performers from the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Performers from the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Daisy Lowe at the 2013 Elle Style Awards at The Savoy Hotel in central London.

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Kate Hudson at the 2013 Elle Style Awards at The Savoy Hotel in central London.

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    Kate Hudson at the 2013 Elle Style Awards at The Savoy Hotel in central London.

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    Kate Hudson at the 2013 Elle Style Awards at The Savoy Hotel in central London.

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Over the years Pope Benedict XVI has received more than his fair share of gifts from world leaders, including presents from Queen Elizabeth, Barack Obama, Tony Blair and even Silvio Berlusconi. There was a picture of George W Bush from George W Bush, a statue of Mother Theresa, footballs, books and paintings to name but a few. But now that the Pope has resigned, what is he going to do with all the presents?

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  • Pope Meets With Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi

    VATICAN CITY - NOVEMBER 19: Pope Benedict XVI (R) recieves a gift from Italian Prime Minister Sivio Berlusconi during their meeting November 19, 2005 in Vatican City. This is the first meeting between the two since teh Pope's election. (Photo by Alberto Pizzoli-Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

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    Vatican City, VATICAN CITY STATE: Pope Benedict XVI receives a gift from Britain's outgoing Prime Minister Tony Blair (L) during their private audience at the Vatican 23 June 2007. Blair met with Pope Benedict XVI in a private audience at the Vatican, heightening speculation that the outgoing premier may convert to Catholicism. AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO / POOL (Photo credit should read OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP/Getty Images)

  • The Pope Meets With President Obama

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JULY 10: US President Barack Obama (L) and First Lady Michelle Obama exchange gifts with Pope Benedict XVI in his library at the Vatican on July 10, 2009 in Vatican City, Vatican. Obama was meeting with The Pope for the first time as President following the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy. (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

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    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JULY 10: US President Barack Obama (L) and First Lady Michelle Obama exchange gifts with Pope Benedict XVI in his library at the Vatican on July 10, 2009 in Vatican City, Vatican. Obama was meeting with The Pope for the first time as President following the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy. (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

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    US President George W. Bush(Center-R) and Catholic bishops looks on as Pope Benedict XVI blows out a candle on a birthday cake to celebrate his 81st birthday April 16, at the White House in Washington, DC. Benedict XVI became just the second pope to visit the White House and the first to come here in nearly three decades. AFP PHOTO/ POOL/ Osservatore Romano (Photo credit should read OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI receives a picture from US President George W. Bush during a tete-a-tete in the medieval St John's Tower in the Vatican Gardens on June 13, 2008. US President George W. Bush had a special audience with Pope Benedict XVI, who was returning the hospitality he enjoyed at the White House in April. AFP PHOTO / Filippo Monteforte (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) receives a gift by German-born Pope Benedict XVI as they met at the Chancellery in Berlin on September 22, 2011, the first day of the Pontiff's first state visit to his native Germany. The 84-year old pope, German born Joseph Ratzinger, has a packed program, with 18 sermons and speeches planned for his four-day trip to Berlin, Erfurt in the ex-German Democratic Republic and Freiburg. AFP PHOTO / POOL / CZAREK SOKOLOWSKI (Photo credit should read CZAREK SOKOLOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    German-born Pope Benedict XVI (R) receives a gift by German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery in Berlin on September 22, 2011, the first day of the Pontiff's first state visit to his native Germany. The 84-year old pope, German born Joseph Ratzinger, has a packed program, with 18 sermons and speeches planned for his four-day trip to Berlin, Erfurt in the ex-German Democratic Republic and Freiburg. AFP PHOTO / POOL / CZAREK SOKOLOWSKI (Photo credit should read CZAREK SOKOLOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI (R) listens to Armenia

    Pope Benedict XVI (R) listens to Armenia's President Serzh Sargsyan (R) as they exchange gifts during a private audience on December 12, 2011 at The Vatican. At center is an unidentified interpreter. AFP PHOTO / POOL / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI receives a gift from Honduras President Porfirio Lobo Sosa (L) at the end of a private audience in his private library at the Vatican on October 13, 2011. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) and Cyprus' President Demetris Christofias exchange gifts during a private audience on October 25, 2012 in the pontif's private library at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / MAURIZIO BRAMBATTI / POOL (Photo credit should read MAURIZIO BRAMBATTI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) and Cyprus' President Demetris Christofias exchange gifts during a private audience on October 25, 2012 in the pontif's private library at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / MAURIZIO BRAMBATTI / POOL (Photo credit should read MAURIZIO BRAMBATTI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (C) exchanges gifts with Croatia's Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic (L) during a private audience on October 29, 2012 in the pontif's library at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / POOL / MAX ROSSI (Photo credit should read Max ROSSI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchanges gifts with Croatia's Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic (C) during a private audience on October 29, 2012 in the pontif's library at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / POOL / MAX ROSSI (Photo credit should read Max ROSSI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchange gifts with the President of Benin Yayi Boni (not pictured) during a private audience on November 19, 2012 in the pontif's library at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / POOL / ETTORE FERRARI (Photo credit should read ETTORE FERRARI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (C) exchange gifts with the President of Benin Yayi Boni (L) during a private audience on November 19, 2012 in the pontif's library at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / POOL / ETTORE FERRARI (Photo credit should read ETTORE FERRARI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Meets Haitian President Michel Martelly

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - NOVEMBER 22: Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchanges gifts with Haitian President Michel Martelly at his private library on November 22, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. President Martelly is concluding his European tour today. (Photo by Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Meets With Lebanon President Michel Sleiman

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - NOVEMBER 23: Pope Benedict XVI exchanges gifts with Lebanon President Michel Sleiman during a meeting at his private library on November 23, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. The meeting comes ahead of the nomination of a new Lebanese cardinal, a move considered by observers as a sign of Vatican support for religious diversity in Lebanon. (Photo by Alessia Giuliani/Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (C) looks at gifts as thousands of participants to the 'Pilgrimage to Rome' festival - circus professionals, carnival people, street artists, madonnari (pavement artists), bands and folk groups - gathered in Aula Paolo VI (Paul VI Audience Hall) in the Vatican on December 1, 2012 for their audience with the pope. AFP PHOTO / POOL / OSSERVATORE ROMANO (Photo credit should read OSSERVATORA ROMANO/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Meets with German President Joachim Gauck

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - DECEMBER 6: Pope Benedict XVI (2nd L) exchanges gifts with the German President Joachim Gauck (L) during a private audience in the library of the Apostolic Palace on December 6, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Giancarlo Giuliani-Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Meets with German President Joachim Gauck

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - DECEMBER 6: Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchanges gifts with the German President Joachim Gauck (L) during a private audience in the library of the Apostolic Palace on December 6, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Giancarlo Giuliani-Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) and German President Joachim Gauck exchange gifts during a private audience on December 6, 2012 in the pontif's library at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / POOL / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (C) and Pope Benedict XVI exchange gifts during a private audience on December 17, 2012 at the pontif's library at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / POOL / CLAUDIO PERI (Photo credit should read CLAUDIO PERI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (L) receives a gift during the European meeting of the ecumenical christian community of Taize, on December 29, 2012, in St.Peter's square at the Vatican. The Taize community, based in the eastern French village of Taize, was created in 1940 by Brother Roger, from Switzerland. The group draws tens of thousands of young people for prayer workshops held across the year at its base, and similar numbers at its annual gathering in a European city, traditionally held between Christmas and the New Year's eve. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) and German President Joachim Gauck exchange gifts during a private audience on December 6, 2012 in the pontif's library at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / POOL / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Receives Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Charlene

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JANUARY 12: Pope Benedict XVI exchanges gifts with HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco during a private audience at his library on January 12, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

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    RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT β€œAFP PHOTO/OSSERVATORE ROMANO' French automaker Renault's President Carlos Ghosn (L) presents Renault electric car as a gift to Pope Benedict XVI in the Garden of the Vatican City on September 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ OSSERVATORE ROMANO (Photo credit should read OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Pope Benedict XVI (R) echanges gifts wit

    Pope Benedict XVI (R) echanges gifts with Macedonian President Filip Vujanovic during a private audience at The Vatican on June 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO / POOL / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/GettyImages)

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    RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT β€œAFP PHOTO/OSSERVATORE ROMANO' French automaker Renault's President Carlos Ghosn (R) shakes hands with Pope Benedict XVI next to new Renault electric car presented as gift to him in the Garden of the Vatican City on September 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ OSSERVATORE ROMANO (Photo credit should read OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Pope Benedict XVI (R) shakes hands with

    Pope Benedict XVI (R) shakes hands with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse after been presented with some gifts during a meeting at the Vatican on June 8, 2012. AFP PHOTO / POOL / Max Rossi (Photo credit should read Max ROSSI/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Pope Benedict XVI (R) and the Macedonian

    Pope Benedict XVI (R) and the Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski exchange gifts during a private audience at The Vatican on May 24, 2012. AFP PHOTO / POOL / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/GettyImages)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchanges gifts with Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla during a private audience at the Vatican on May 28, 2012. AFP PHOTO / POOL / GREGORIO BORGIA (Photo credit should read GREGORIO BORGIA/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Meets With Czech Republic Prime Minister

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MAY 25: Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchanges gifts with Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Petr Necas at his private library on May 25, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Stefano Dal Pozzolo-Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI meets Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JANUARY 14: Pope Benedict XVI exchanges gifts with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti during a meeting at his private library on January 14, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. This is the first time the Pope has received the new Italian President. (Photo by Stefano Dal Pozzolo - Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI meets Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JANUARY 14: Pope Benedict XVI exchanges gifts with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti during a meeting at his private library on January 14, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. This is the first time the Pope has received the new Italian President. (Photo by Stefano Dal Pozzolo - Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchanges gifts wi

    Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchanges gifts with Prime Minister of Lebanon Najib Mikati (C) in an private audience at the Vatican on November 28, 2011. AFP PHOTO/POOL/Alessandro Bianchi (Photo credit should read ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Celebrates His 85th Birthday

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - APRIL 16: Bavaria's Premier Horst Seehofer (L) presents Pope Benedict XVI with a gift during the Pontiff's 85th birthday celebrations in the Clementine Hall on April 16, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. the pope was joined by his brother and German bishops to celebrate the occations. (Photo by Alessia Giuliani-Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchanges gifts on

    Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchanges gifts on October 17, 2011 with Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbergdorj at the end of a private audience in his private library at Vatican. AFP PHOTO/POOL /MAURIZIO BRAMBATTI (Photo credit should read MAURIZIO BRAMBATTI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Visits Freiburg

    FREIBURG IM BREISGAU, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 24: Pope Benedict XVI (C) is presented a gift by Baden Wuerttemberg state governor Winfried Kretschmann (L) beside of the Pope's personal secretary Georg Gaenswein (R) on Muensterplatz square after visiting the Muenster cathedral on September 24, 2011 in Freiburg, Germany. The Pope is in Freiburg on the third of a four-day visit to Germany, and he will conclude his trip with an open air Sunday mass tomorrow near Freiburg. (Photo: Johannes Simon/ Getty Images) (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI receives a gift during a mass at the Olympic stadium in Berlin on September 22, 2011, on the first day of his first state visit to his native Germany. The 84-year old pope, German born Joseph Ratzinger, has a packed program, with 18 sermons and speeches planned for his four-day trip to Berlin, Erfurt in the ex-German Democratic Republic and Freiburg. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI receives a gift from a member of the delegation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople during a private audience on June 28, 2011 at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / HO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO (Photo credit should read OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Meets With Latvian President Valdis Zatlers

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - APRIL 14: Pope Benedict XVI exchanges gifts with visiting President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers during a meeting at his private library on April 14, 2011 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI exchange gifts with Maria Jesus Figa Lopez-Palop, the new Spanish ambassador to the Holy See on April 16, 2011 at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / POOL / OSSERVATORE ROMANO (Photo credit should read OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchanges gifts with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, also known as Abu Mazen as he arrives for a private audience at the Vatican on June 3, 2011. AFP PHOTO/POOL/ANDREW MEDICHINI (Photo credit should read ANDREW MEDICHINI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) exchanges gifts with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, also known as Abu Mazen as he arrives for a private audience at the Vatican on June 3, 2011. AFP PHOTO/POOL/ANDREW MEDICHINI (Photo credit should read ANDREW MEDICHINI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI Meets Russian President Dmitry Medvedev

    VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - FEBRUARY 17: Pope Benedict XVI exchanges gifts with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at his private library on February 17, 2011 in Vatican City, Vatican. This is Medvedev's first meeting with the Pope and on the agenda are discussions on bilateral and religious ties and dialog between the Russian Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches. (Photo by Giancarlo Giuliani Vatican - Pool/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) receives a gift from Rome's police chief Francesco Tagliente, during a private audience, at the Vatican, on January 21, 2011. AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO (Photo credit should read OSSERVATORA ROMANO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI (R) is presented a gift by Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski during a private audience at the Vatican on October 16, 2010. AFP PHOTO / POOL / PIER PAOLO CITO (Photo credit should read PIER PAOLO CITO/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XVI (2D-R) exchanges gifts

    Pope Benedict XVI (2D-R) exchanges gifts with a daughter of Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban (C-back), as Orban's wife Aniko Levai (3D-R), and their children watch during a private audience at The Vatican on December 6, 2010. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pope Benedict XVI receives the gift of a miniature of the Madonna by a priest during a visit at Don Orione Centre on June 24, 2010 in Rome. AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI (Photo credit should read TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Pope Benedict XI Meets Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

    VATICAN CITY - JUNE 10: Pope Benedict XVI (C) exchanges gifts with Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero (L) during a metting at his library on June 10, 2010 in Vatican City, Vatican. The pope and prime minister discussed the current European financial situation and the role ethics plays in the crisis. (Photo by Mimmo Chianura-Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

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