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Boris Johnson at Starbucks

London Mayor Boris Johnson (R) holds up a freshly brewed coffee as he plays for the cameras with Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz (L) behind the counter at the company's Mayfair Vigo Street branch during the launch of Starbucks' apprenticeships, a youth employment scheme, in central London, September 12, 2012. (REUTERS/Andrew Winning)