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Best of Britain: Above and beyond

July 22, 2010

This week’s Best of Britain features a photo of a skateboarder in the air during a trick maneuver, as well as a fighter jet at the Farnborough Airshow.  There’s also an image of the Toy Story 3 character Buzz Lightyear, best known for his catchphrase “to infinity and beyond.”

Other photos include a man looking over the Lockerbie air disaster memorial, a mime putting on make-up, protesters camping near Big Ben as well as a golfer’s final round at the British Open in St. Andrews.

Skateboarder Alex Halford performs during the Tony Hawk and Friends European Skateboarding Tour in Brighton July 21, 2010. Picture rotated 180 degrees.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A man looks at the main headstone in the Lockerbie air disaster memorial garden in Lockerbie, Scotland July 22, 2010. Scotland's most senior politician said on Wednesday there was no conspiracy in the decision to release the Lockerbie bomber, following U.S. questions over oil company BP Plc's influence on the process. First Minister Alex Salmond denied the firm played a role in the release last August of the Libyan convicted of blowing up Pan Am flight 103 over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in 1988.   REUTERS/David Moir

A general view shows the "Democracy Village" opposite The Houses of Parliament in London July 13, 2010. Peace protesters living in a ramshackle camp next to London's Big Ben must pack up their tents and placards and go home, a court ruled on July 16, quashing the activists' appeal against eviction.  REUTERS/Paul Hackett

A busker looks in a mirror as he adjusts his make-up before his performance, in central London July 17, 2010.    REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Character Buzz Lightyear from Disney and Pixar's "Toy Story 3" poses during the UK premiere in Leicester Square, London July 18, 2010.   REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet performs during an air display at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough July 22, 2010.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Jeong Jin of South Korea waves after finishing his round during third round play at the British Open golf championship on the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland, July 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shaun Best

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