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Margaret Thatcher: the packed auction in central London  attracted telephone and online bids from 41 countries worldwide.   Photograph:  © Bettmann/CORBIS

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Air France executive vice president for human resources and labour relations Xavier Broseta after scuffles broke out at the airline’s headquarters on Monday
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German designer Karl Lagerfeld, his nephew and model Cara Delevingne appear at the end of his Spring/Summer show for Chanel at the Grand Palais. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

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US ‘Vogue’ editor Anna Wintour: “There is something about fashion that can make people really nervous.” Photograph: Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images

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