The week in pictures

January 9, 2009

A selection of the week’s best images from Britain.  Click here if you would like to see it as a slideshow.

U.S. actor Mickey Rourke arrives for the UK premiere of his film “The Wrestler” at Leicester Square in London on January 5, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Police examine the car of Manchester United’s Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo after it crashed in a tunnel near Manchester Airport on January 8, 2009. Ronaldo was not injured after crashing his Ferrari into a barrier in a tunnel beneath the runways. REUTERS/Phil Noble

People stand outside a shop displaying a ‘sale’ sign on Oxford Street in London on January 1, 2009. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

A police officer walks across a sea of shoes after demonstrators threw shoes near Downing Street during a protest against the Israeli attacks on Gaza at Trafalgar Square in London on January 3, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A duck walks across a frozen lake in the Sence Valley on January 6, 2009. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Woolworths employees embrace as they wait for the last shoppers to leave the building on the final trading day of a store in Edinburgh on January 6, 2009. REUTERS/David Moir

Prince William delivers a speech in west London January 8, 2009. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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