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# world - Friday 4 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# world - Monday 31 October, 2011

Seven billionth baby welcomed to the world

The world’s population is expected to reach 7 billion today – and the births of new babies is being celebrated worldwide. But some remind us that not all births are registered.

# world - Saturday 15 October, 2011

UN says world population to hit seven billion by the end of the month Population This post contains videos

UN says world population to hit seven billion by the end of the month

It’s estimated that the earth’s seven billionth person will be born on or before 31 October.

# world - Friday 29 July, 2011

World's population to hit seven billion this year...

… and over 10 billion by 2100. Most of a 2.3bn increase by 2050 will be in less developed regions.

# world - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# world - Friday 4 March, 2011

The 'typical' human speaks Mandarin and lives in the city

National Geographic number crunches the stats on Earth’s seven billion people to come up with profile of the world’s ‘typical’ person.

# world - Friday 4 February, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

It was all fiscal fisticuffs and feck-onomics on the home front this week – but there was beauty in unexpected places….