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Best of Britain: From a serial killer to a shooter

June 3, 2010

This week in photos is bookended by a shooting spree and a serial killer.  One photo shows the victim of a man who gunned down 12 people in Britain’s worst shooting spree in years.  The other from the search for human remains in a West Yorkshire river. A criminology student was charged with the killing of three sex workers in the area.

In between are photos of protests and celebrations, an unbelievable art exhibition, and a small flotilla commemorating the 70th anniversary of Dunkirk.

A police forensics officers uses a video camera over the body of a shooting victim, lying covered with sheets on a sidewalk, in the village of Egremont in Cumbria, June 2, 2010. A gunman killed at least 12 people in a rampage through quiet towns in and around the scenic Lake District on Wednesday in Britain's worst shooting spree for 14 years. REUTERS/David Moir

An employee poses inside Antony Gormley's sculpture "Breathing Room III", which is made from 15 interconnecting photoluminescent frames, at the White Cube gallery in London June 3, 2010. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

HMS Monmouth (RIGHT) escorts a flotilla of little ships sailing to Dunkirk in France from Ramsgate in southern Britain May 27, 2010. A fleet of around 64 "little ships", commemorating the 70th anniversary since the rescue mission that saved allied troops, arrived in Dunkirk on Thursday. REUTERS/LA(PHOT) Dean Nixon/MOD/Crown Copyright/Handout

Leicester Tigers celebrate with the trophy after beating Saracens to win the Premiership rugby union final at Twickenham in London May 29, 2010. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Fans of Crystal Palace soccer club demonstrate outside the headquarters of Lloyds Banking Group, default owners of the club's stadium, in London June 1, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Strikers hold Unite union banners at a rally in Hyde Park, central London May 28, 2010. British Airways said it would resume talks later on Friday with the union representing striking cabin crew in an attempt to avert a further 10 days of industrial action planned by staff over the coming weeks. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A Police canoeist searches the river Aire in Shipley, May 27, 2010. Police confirmed on Thursday that human remains found in a river in West Yorkshire were those of a missing prostitute as detectives continued to quiz a man on suspicion of murdering three sex workers. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

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