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