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A good day for:

Superstitious Chinese, who are to be allowed, by the Taipei city government, to delete the number "4" from street addresses because it sounds very similar to the word for death.

A bad day for:

Jose Luis Fernandez Rivas, accused in Spain of treating 10,000 women while posing as a gynaecologist for 14 years. "I only carried out minor surgery," he said in mitigation.