yesterday was...

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A good day for:

The tone deaf, as Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Khomenei, said that "teaching young people to read and play music makes them depraved and leads to corruption". Iranian cultural officials were reported as being unavailable for comment.

A bad day for:

Southwark rats, as the authorities turned to professional exterminators to rid the Crown Court in the London borough of its rapidly increasing rodent problem. An official said: "It's war, we are calling in the exterminators, no mercy will be shown and there will be no right of appeal - it's death, destruction and good riddance."