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    Some rural photo's taken by readers of the BBC

    A Jersey cow on a frosty day










    A rural sight in the Yorkshire dales



    Frosted barbed wire




    Red barns against the snow in Idaho




    A covered railway bridge in Vermont




    A cottage in Wisconsin, Iowa


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    Some hard hitting pics of the ongoing bloody drug war in Mexico, still very much in the news.





    This man was handcuffed to a fence before being shot repeatedly by drug hitmen outside a nightclub



    A relative reacts after arriving at a crime scene where 17 patients were killed at a rehabilitation center in the border city of Ciudad Juarez




    A policeman carries a child away during a gun battle in Tijuana, in Mexico's state of Baja California.




    Manuel Casares, 31, mourns for his wife at the house where she was killed when gunmen sprayed bullets during a family birthday party in Ciudad Juarez.




    A woman is comforted near the body of a dead man in Ciudad Juarez.



    Police walk near a victim of a shootout between rival gangs the Michoacan cartel known as "La Familia" (The Family) and the drug hitmen group "Los Zetas" in Uruapan.



    Police stand near a car with the body of a dead man at a crime scene on the outskirts of Guadalajara.



    A woman carrying her baby, looks at a crime scene where five hitmen were killed in a shootout with soldiers in the municipality of Juarez, neighbouring Monterrey.




    The slain body of a drug hitman is seen among branches after an operation by Mexican soldiers at a ranch near the municipality of Sabinas Hidalgo, some 100 km away from Monterrey.




    A soldier escorts Edgar Jimenez Lugo alias "El Ponchis" as he is presented to the media in Cuernavaca December 3, 2010. Soldiers arrested the 14-year-old suspected drug gang hitman Jimenez in central Mexico as he attempted to travel to the United States. Jimenez, a U.S. citizen, is believed to work for the South Pacific cartel in Morelos state, outside Mexico City, part of a gang of teenagers committing brutal murders to eliminate rivals.




    Forensic personnel remove the body of one of Garcia's security secretary Juan Arturo Esparza Garcia's bodyguards from a crime scene in the municipality of Garcia, on the outskirts of Monterrey.




    The bodies of two men hang from a bridge near a commercial area in Cuernavaca April 9, 2010. The men were repeatedly shot at while they were hanging from the bridge with their heads covered up and handcuffed, local media reported.




    A woman cries over the body of a dead man while being comforted by another woman after two men had been shot on a street in Ciudad Juarez August 16, 2010.





    A black plastic bag containing a mutilated body is pictured at a busy street in Acapulco, Guerrero January 29, 2011.





    A soldier stands guard next to people kidnapped by drug hitmen at a ranch near the municipality of Sabinas Hidalgo, some 100 km away from Monterrey.






    Major drug trafficker Edgar "La Barbie" Valdez is escorted by Mexican federal police during a news conference at the federal police center in Mexico City.




    Family members mourn for Sergio Hernandez in Ciudad Juarez




    Friends, colleagues and family members embrace while mourning the death of Luis Carlos Santiago during his funeral in Ciudad Juarez September 18, 2010. Santiago, a 21-year-old news photographer working with Juarez-based newspaper El Diario, was killed after an attack by gunmen. Santiago was driving a car with another photographer who was seriously injured in the attack, according to local media.



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    embers of a drug gang are shown to the media at the Attorney General's office in the suburb of Escobedo, on the outskirts of Monterrey.




    Hearses carrying the coffins of students who were killed at a high school birthday party drive into the cemetery in Ciudad Juarez.


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    Celebrity sightings



    Actor Owen Wilson catches a pass on the field prior to Super Bowl XLV in Arlington, Texas, February 6, 2011.






    Country music singer Taylor Swift performs during the Singapore leg of her "Speak Now" concert tour, February 9, 2011.




    Actors Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler attend the premiere of 'Just Go With It' in New York, February 8, 2011.




    Jay Leno gets kissed by cast members while holding his "pudding pot" award after he was honoured as the "Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year" at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 4, 2011.



    Christina Aguilera has make up applied before singing the national anthem prior to Super Bowl XLV in Arlington, Texas, February 6, 2011.




    Fergie and will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas perform during the Super Bowl XLV halftime show in Arlington, Texas, February 6, 2011.





    Renee Zellweger congratulates Michael J. Fox after the 46th 'Goldene Kamera' (Golden Camera) awards ceremony at the Ullstein Auditorium in Berlin, February 5, 2011.





    Actor Ashton Kutcher poses near a poster for the film 'Sex Friends' by director Ivan Reitman in Paris, February 9, 2011.




    Gloria Gaynor receives the lifetime achievement award for music during the 46th 'Goldene Kamera' (Golden Camera) awards ceremony at the Ullstein Auditorium in Berlin, February 5, 2011.



    Janet Jackson takes a photo with her mobile phone upon her arrival at Sukarno-Hatta airport in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, February 9, 2011.




    U.S. actor John Travolta arrives on the red carpet for the 46th 'Goldene Kamera' (Golden Camera) awards ceremony at the Ullstein Auditorium in Berlin, February 5, 2011.


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    Looking for work around the world


    Job-seekers await the opening of a job fair specially held for migrant workers who are returning home during the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, in Hefei, China, February 7, 2011.




    Men hold placards offering temporal employment services in Glenvista, south of Johannesburg.



    People wait in line to enter a government job centre in Madrid




    A placement counselor gestures to job-seekers at a job fair specially held for migrant workers who are returning their home during the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday in Nanjing, China, February 8, 2011.




    A woman who was laid off from her job a month before wipes a tear from her face at the Manhattan branch of the New York State Department of Labor




    Job seekers line up outside a mall during at a job fair in Manila





    A handmade sign painted on the side of a pickup truck in San Francisco,





    A man waits in line to enter the NYCHires Job Fair in New York,





    Prisoners, who are about to be released after serving their sentences, listen to information about a company at a job fair held for them inside a prison in Luoyang, China




    People crowd at the front of an entrance of a building before a job fair in Moscow



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    Transsexual Airways


    Transsexual flight attendants (from L to R): Nathatai Sukkaset, 26, Phuntakarn Sringern, 24, Dissanai Chitpraphachin, 24, and Chayathisa Nakmai, 24, pose for photographers at PC Air office in Bangkok February 9, 2011. Newly formed Thai airline PC Air wants to be different from their competitors by hiring transsexual flight attendants. Being pretty and being feminine are the qualifications the ladyboys should have to join a new charter airline that will begin operations in early April. The airline has recruited four ladyboys, 19 women and seven men but said they will need to employ more transsexuals on their flights in the future.





















    Transsexual flight attendant Dissanai Chitpraphachin looks at herself in a mirror during a make-up training session at PC Air office in Bangkok February 9, 2011.



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    It's those Egyptians again


















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    Ashley Young scoring the winning goal in the 68th minute against Denmark in an entertaining friendly last night, England's first victory on Danish soil since 1978.

    Darren Bent had earlier equalised for England 2 minutes after Daniel Agger had opened the scoring for the Danes in the 8th minute.







    Nations Cup qualifier


    Scotland 3
    • Miller, K 19,
    • McArthur 32,
    • Commons 51
    Northern Ireland 0




    Scotland's James McArthur, right, celebrates with Alan Hutton after scoring his side's second goal against Northern Ireland.
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    Jabaliya refugee camp, Gaza: A Palestinian firefighter tries to extinguish the flames at a medicine warehouse after it was struck by an Israeli missile.



    Chaman, Pakistan: People cross the border into Afghanistan. As many as 150,000 people cross daily between Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to a Pakistani border official.



    Preah Vihear, Cambodia: A Cambodian soldier shaves at the 11th-century temple where his unit is positioned on the border with Thailand. Thailand and Cambodia face growing diplomatic pressure to end an armed standoff on a stretch of border surrounding the 900-year-old clifftop temple.




    Seoul, South Korea: Dogs inside their rooms at a pet hotel.





    Islamabad, Pakistan: Workers break coal while working in a brick factory.




    Allahabad, India: A Hindu holy man performs a ritual by burning dried cow dung cakes in earthen pots on his head during the Magh Mela festival.



    Athens, Greece: An immigrant on hunger strike looks out from behind hanging blankets in a camp.




    Chinese dancers from the Gansu Opera Ensemble perform during their Dunhuang Charm show at the National Palace of Culture.



    Marathon, US: A dolphin at the Dolphin Research Centre waits to be fed fish while swimming in a pen, as he acclimates to his new surroundings after being found.


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    Pictures of the Year 2010 published by Reuters.




    The last miner to be rescued, Luis Urzua, who is credited with organizing the miners to ration food and save themselves, gestures next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera (R) at the end of the rescue operation at San Jose mine in Copiapo October 13, 2010. All of Chile's 33 trapped miners were rescued from the bowels of the earth in a special capsule as an extraordinary two-month survival story many call a miracle triggered wild celebrations.




    A relative of Israeli Lieutenant-Colonel in the Reserves Dov Harari, who was killed in a skirmish between the Israeli and Lebanese armies, salutes beside his grave during his funeral in Netanya August 4, 2010. The U.N. peacekeeping force in south Lebanon said Israeli soldiers were operating inside Israel when a deadly firefight broke out with Lebanese troops in the most serious border violence since a 2006 war.





    A U.S. Army medevac crew member attempts to revive a Marine mortally wounded in an IED (improvised explosion device) blast near the town of Marjah in Helmand province in this picture taken August 22, 2010.





    Spanish banderiller Pedro Muriel is gored by a bull during a bullfight at the Malagueta bullring in Malaga August 22, 2010. Banderillers are bullfighter's assistants whose role is to weaken the bull's massive neck and shoulder muscles using harpoon pointed sticks known as banderillas (little flags). Muriel was gored in the right thigh but his wound is not serious, said his manager Ignacio Gonzalez to the magazine Mundotoro.




    Cinema goers watch Bollywood movie "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" (The Big Hearted Will Take the Bride), starring actor Shah Rukh Khan, inside Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai July 11, 2010. The movie has set a record of completing 770 weeks of continuous screening at a cinema, a feat unmatched by any other Bollywood movie the world over. The movie is screened only in the morning and has special ticket rates which range from $0.30 to $0.40 (15 to 20 Indian rupees). According to Maratha Mandir owner Manoj Desai, the movie, which is still being screened, enjoys at least 60 to 70 percent occupancy on weekdays and a full house on weekends at his theatre.



    Rescuers help a woman to move a safer place from flooded Ghaghar river after heavy rains in Punchkula in the northern Indian state of Haryana September 8, 2010.




    Britain's Prince Harry falls off his horse as he plays polo in the Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic on Governor's Island in New York June 27, 2010.





    A girl carries a plastic tube during an evacuation in the Barrio del Carmen slum near San Jose, Costa Rica, November 10, 2010. According to a media release by the National Emergency Commission (CNE), 800 people will be moved from their homes to flee the flooding prompted by rains pelting the country.






    A man wounded by a rubber bullet looks at burning rubber tires during a protest in Villa Hayes, 34 km (21 miles) north of Asuncion, Paraguay, against the dismissal of workers at Acepar's factory July 22, 2010. At least 15 people were injured during the protest held by the workers trade union, police said.




    Demonstrators break windows of the Conservative Party headquarters building during a protest in central London November 10, 2010. Students demonstrating against higher tuition fees burned placards, scuffled with riot police and smashed windows at the headquarters of Britain's governing Conservative party.




    An Afghan man is detained by U.S. Marines from the First Battalion, Eighth Marines Bravo Company at their base in Talibjan after a battle against Taliban insurgents in Musa Qala district in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province November 7, 2010.




    A Uruguayan fan reacts at the window of his apartment with a poster of Uruguay's national soccer team striker Diego Forlan below, after the 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match between Uruguay and the Netherlands, in Montevideo July 6, 2010. Uruguay lost the match.




    Bodyguards react after the sound of an explosion behind the entourage of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (C) as he is welcomed to Hamadan, 336 kilometres (209 miles) southwest of Tehran, August 4, 2010. Ahmadinejad survived an attack with a homemade explosive device on his motorcade during a visit to the western city of Hamadan, a source in his office said.





    Honduran immigrant Jose Humberto Castro, 26, clings to a freight train on his way to the border with the United States in Orizaba in the state of Veracruz November 3, 2010. Every day, hundreds of Central American immigrants try to cross from Mexico to the United States, according to National Migration Institute of Mexico.




    A horseman rides a horse between snow covered fields in Muehlethurnen, near Bern November 26, 2010.





    Lightning flashes over Strip casinos as a thunderstorm passes through the Las Vegas Valley in Las Vegas, Nevada October 19, 2010.





    A hard hat from an oil worker lies in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on East Grand Terre Island, Louisiana June 8, 2010.

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    A protester urinates in front of a row of policemen during riots following the death of a 15-year-old boy in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina, June 18, 2010. According to local media, provincial government officials have confirmed that four police officers, involved in the incident which left the boy dead during an alleged robbery, have been removed from their posts. Three people have died and at least 12 have been injured during the clashes.





    A man injured by a bullet reacts, during an operation at Vila Cruzeiro slum in Rio de Janeiro November 26, 2010. A wave of violence began with attacks on police stations and burning of vehicles, actions Rio's top security official said were ordered by imprisoned gang members. Authorities say the attacks are a protest by traffickers after being forced from their turf by police occupations of more than a dozen slums in the past two years.





    Residents on horse-led carts hurry past burning fuel tankers along the GT Road near Nowshera, located in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province October 7, 2010. Gunmen in Pakistan set fire to up to 40 supply trucks for NATO troops in Afghanistan, police said.




    A woman eats spaghetti on a bridge across a refuse-clogged canal in downtown Port-au-Prince November 20, 2010. The United Nations-led international response to Haiti's deadly cholera epidemic is "inadequate" and woefully short of funding, aid groups, including the U.N. humanitarian agency, said on Friday.





    A guest swims in the infinity pool of the Skypark that tops the Marina Bay Sands hotel towers in Singapore June 24, 2010. The Sands Skypark, which opened to the public on Thursday, features a 150-metre infinity pool overlooking Singapore's city skyline and Marina Bay, a public observation deck and a restaurant run by a celebrity chef.




    An African man, who crossed illegally into Israel from Egypt, sits on the ground after being detained by Israel's military (not seen) some 50 kilometres (31 miles) north of the southern city of Eilat November 22, 2010. Israeli bulldozers began laying the groundwork on Monday for construction of the barrier to seal off part of the Jewish state's border with Egypt, the Defence Ministry said.





    Veteran Evelyn Thomas is arrested after handcuffing herself to a fence at the White House in Washington November 15, 2010. Thomas and twelve others were arrested in their protest against the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law that prevents openly gay men and women from serving in the U.S. military.




    Garment worker Rahela Akhter screams as she was wounded by police during a protest in Dhaka June 30, 2010. More than 80 Bangladeshis were wounded in clashes with police sparked by the arrest of three politicians charged with offences ranging from murder to insulting Islam and demands by textile workers for a pay rise.




    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner greets sympathizers while accompanying the hearse of her husband, former President Nestor Kirchner, from the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace to the local airport for a flight to their home province of Santa Cruz, in Buenos Aires October 29, 2010. Tens of thousands of Argentines paid tribute to Kirchner, whose death rallied markets but robbed his wife and successor President Cristina Fernandez of her closest adviser. Kirchner, aged 60, was Argentina's most powerful politician and a leading contender for next year's presidential election.




    A local flood victim stands outside his house on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. A flood-threatened dyke in southern China suffered a fresh breach, after an earlier break in its wall forced nearly 100,000 residents to flee as heavy rains swelled rivers and dams across the region.





    Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest jumps into the arms of team-mate Kobe Bryant after scoring the game-winning basket against the Phoenix Suns with less than 1 second on the clock during Game 5 of their NBA Western Conference final playoffs in Los Angeles May 27, 2010.








    Competitors wait backstage during the final rehearsal before the participating in the Miss ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) peace pageant at the Miatta conference centre in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown, November 13, 2010.




    A statue and a torn Thai national flag remain in front of Bangkok's Central World shopping mall, which was gutted by fire after army soldiers advanced towards an encampment of thousands of anti-government "red shirt" protesters, May 19, 2010.





    Tibetan monks walk amid sandstorms as they attend a mass prayer for the earthquake victims in the quake-hit Gyegu town of Yushu county, Qinghai province April 19, 2010.




    The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in the evening April 22, 2010.




    Tea Party activists attend a rally in the New York City suburb of New City, New York, April 15, 2010. April 15 is the deadline for filing tax returns in the U.S.





    Cowboys pray during the opening ceremony of a rodeo festival in Diamantino in midwesten Brazil August 26, 2010.




    A pregnant woman smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. After 30 years of heavy drug trafficking and abuse in the district, Sao Paulo City Hall is implementing a program to clean up Crackland but the problem is only worsening.




    Greek riot policemen rest in front of graffiti written on the wall of a bank during violent demonstrations over austerity measures in Athens, May 5, 2010. Greece faced a day of violent protests and a nationwide strike by civil servants outraged by the announcement of draconian austeristy




    An Italian couple sits during lunch as Steve Black of Australia dives past their balcony in the lead up round four of the 2010 Red Bull Cliff Diving world series in Polignano a Mare August 5, 2010.





    A salesman, manning an exhibit of x-ray equipment, sleeps next to an image of a man with weapons attached to his body at the China International Exhibition on Police Equipment in Beijing April 21, 2010. The exhibition includes around 300 exhibitors from 17 countries, with products on display including protection equipment, non-lethal weapons, security inspection equipment, bomb disposal equipment and police traffic tools.




    Locals try to extinguish a fire at Nepal Bank, the country's oldest and largest private sector financial institution, in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 17, 2010. No human casualties were reported in the fire that was was suspected to have flared due to an electrical short circuit.




    A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky over Stonehenge in Salisbury Plain, southern England August 12, 2010. The Perseid meteor shower is sparked every August when the Earth passes through a stream of space debris left by comet Swift-Tuttle. Picture taken using a long exposure.

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    A hand of an acid attack victim hangs from a bed during a therapy session at a secure shelter run by non-profit organisation "Cambodia Acid Survivors Charity" outside Phnom Penh July 7, 2010. After years of indifference to a rise in acid attacks across Cambodia, authorities are drafting up legislation to restrict acid sales and to punish perpetrators. The move comes as Cambodia seeks to tidy up its reputation for human rights abuses, rampant corruption, and lax law enforcement, some of many factors that have deterred foreign investors.




    A child poses for her mother in front of the China Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site April 25, 2010.





    British passengers, stranded by flight cancellations, sit on a suitcase as they wait to board the "Pride of Bilbao" ferry in the Spanish Basque port of Santurce, 14km (8 miles) from Bilbao April 21, 2010.





    A balloon flies during the International Hot Air Balloon Week in Chateau-d'Oex January 23, 2010. Over 80 balloons from 15 countries are participating in the ballooning event in the Swiss mountain resort famous for ideal flight conditions due to an exceptional microclimate.





    A donkey collapses after being overloaded with election materials to be transported to a village unreachable by vehicles, in Panjshir province, north of Kabul September 17, 2010.




    Patrons eat at a taco stand, as the body of a man lies on the pavement, in Ciudad Obregon, Mexico, August 10, 2010. According to local media, the man died after suffering a fatal heart attack.

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    Protesters try to take a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) from a riot policeman during clashes in Bishkek April 7, 2010. At least 17 people were killed and 142 injured in clashes between riot police and opposition protesters in the capital of Kyrgyzstan, the Kyrgyz Kabar news agency said.




    A rioter uses a door as a shield as he is fired on by a metro police officer during a protest at the Phomolong informal settlement, outside Pretoria, March 23, 2010. South African police fired buckshot to disperse township rioters who threw stones and looted shops to protest over poor housing and lack of rail services. Hundreds of people in the Phomolong township near Pretoria blocked roads with rocks and burning tyres, in a latest attempt to persuade the government to supply much-needed infrastructure.





    People climb up onto a bridge after a portion of it was washed away by rain water after Hurricane Agatha, in Barberena, Guatemala May 30, 2010.




    Twins Aine (L) and Emer Quinn eat sweets in the local parish hall after making their First Holy Communion in St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, in Cushendall June 5, 2010. First Holy Communion is the colloquial name for a person's first reception of the sacrament of the Eucharist. Catholics believe this event to be very important, as the Eucharist is one of the central focuses of the Catholic Church.






    Singer Katy Perry gets slimed at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles March 27, 2010.




    A gold miner smiles as he climbs down into a mine shaft in Manica Province, near the Zimbabwe border, September 18, 2010. Hundreds of miners work in individual claims rented from local landowners.





    A miner stands in front of the drill machine 'Sissi' after it broke through the rock at the final section Faido-Sedrun, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel October 15, 2010. With a length of 57 km (35 miles) crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2017.




    Canadian soldiers play table football under flashlights at a military outpost near the village of Bazaar e Panjwaii, in the Panjwaii district of Kandahar province August 8, 2010.





    Joie Gregory and her daughter Catherine, 4, (R) walk down the street at the Easter Bonnet Parade in New York April 4, 2010.

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    Forward to events this week





    A Jewish settler, surrounded by belongings, nurses her baby after the structures housing the belongings were demolished at the unauthorised outpost of Mitzpe Avihai, also known as Hill 18, near the settlement of Kiryat Arba outside the West Bank city of Hebron February 9, 2011.




    Opposition supporters pray and move around Tahrir Square in Cairo February 9, 2011.






    Rebecca Kanthor of the U.S. and Liu Jian of China drink red wine as part of their traditional Chinese wedding in Dong'an at the central province of Henan, February 9, 2011.






    A woman poses with a photograph of British actor Colin Firth as photographs of guests who will attend the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) awards ceremony on Sunday are placed on seats at the Royal Opera House in London February 9, 2011.




    Actress Lindsay Lohan (L) and her attorney Shawn Chapman Holley appear in court as she pleads not guilty to a grand theft charge of stealing a $2,500 necklace from a jewelry store, in Los Angeles February 9, 2011.





    An Afghan drug addict looks on as he attends a class on information on HIV/AIDS and use of drugs by a Medicins Du Monde clinic in Kabul February 8, 2011.

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    Fans of Duke University cheer on their team before the NCAA basketball fixture against the University of North Carolina




    The Chinese capital of Beijing has enjoyed it's first snow of the winter after the longest period without snow for 60 years






    Spectators at the 16th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in Pampanga stand in front of the partially inflated balloon depicting the Star Wars character Darth Vader.
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    A balloon of a different kind kept these displaced Thai children amused in the province of Si Sa Ket following border clashes with Cambodian troops




    A stallholder in Jakarta awaits customers to buy his chilli peppers. A national debate concerning the high prices of chillies has been triggered recently.



    High school students in South Korea wear tradionalcostumes during a graduation day combined with a coming-of-age ceremony

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    A suspected Somali pirate with his head covered on board an Indian coastguard ship off Mumbai. One of 28 suspected pirates captured in the Indian Ocean on sunday who have been handed over the city police.




    In the Australian city of Melbourne a street performer juggles flaming batons whilst lying on a bed of nails




    Two window cleaners are lowered over the balcony above the 50th floor of the One Canada Square skyscraper in London's Canary Wharf - currently the UK's tallest buildng. Cleanng all the windows takes a month

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    Aircrash in my home city of Cork, Ireland this morning.



    6 dead, 4 seriously injured, 2 minor.

    Must have flown in or out of this airport 30-40 times in my life.

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    Turbo propellers: A Manx2 Metroliner SW4 light aircraft similar to the one that crashed in poor visibility on the runway




    Photo's of crashed aircraft as mentioned by CM above
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    An air of optimism for the protesters in Egypt amid signs that Presdent Mubarak may step down


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    Tears of joy as protesters hugged soldiers



    Earlier thousands of Doctors and lawyers joined the protest



    Protesters set fire to the government HQ building in Port Said


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    President Mubarak announces that he will stay in power until at least September defying the demands of protesters.

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    Anger and dismay amongst the demonstrators in Cairo







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    Mr. Lick, I love this thread. Can we or other posters put pics up too?

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    Fire away Natalie and anyone else for that matter. There's an enormous amount of news out there that i can barely keep up with, contributions most welcome.

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    Thanks, MrL. that will be my project for the evenings.

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