Best of Britain: Strange faces

September 23, 2010

This week’s Best of Britain photos includes a variety of interesting faces.  From a model with a painted landscape on his face, to Scots charging during a battle re-enactment.  There’s also photos from both sides of the pontiff’s visit to Britain.

Also included is a football player’s celebration, Julia Roberts’ at her movie premiere in London, and a fund manager during an interview.


Jacobite Highlander re-enactors charge towards photographers during a media event for the forthcoming Battle of Prestonpans re-enactment, in Prestonpans, East Lothian in Scotland September 21, 2010. The actors were in Prestonpans for a photocall to publicise this weekend's re-enactment of the Battle of Prestonpans from 1745 which saw Bonnie Prince Charlie and his army of Jacobite Highlanders defeat the government troops lead by Sir John Cope. REUTERS/David Moir

Fund manager at Jupiter Income Trust, Anthony Nutt speaks exclusively to Reuters in London September 17, 2010. Jupiter fund manager Nutt shared the pain as BP struggled to plug its Gulf of Mexico oil well, but is now looking beyond short-term shocks as he bids to break a three-year record of underperformance.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A demonstrator takes part in a protest against the visit of Pope Benedict XVI in London September 18, 2010. Pope Benedict apologised to victims of sexual abuse on Saturday, saying paedophile priests had committed unspeakable crimes and brought "shame and humiliation" on him and the entire Roman Catholic Church. Hours after the apology, up to 10,000 chanting demonstrators snaked though the streets of London to protest against his handling of the abuse crisis and his views on homosexuals and the ordination of women.  REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Pope Benedict XVI leaves Lambeth Palace in the Popemobile in London September 17, 2010. Pope Benedict reminded his Church on Friday that its first priority was to provide a safe environment for children as the pontiff was met by the first substantial protest of his delicate visit to Britain. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Northampton Town's Nathaniel Wedderburn celebrates at the end of their League Cup match against Liverpool at Anfield in Liverpool,  September 22, 2010. REUTERS/Phil Noble

U.S. actress Julia Roberts poses for photographers as she arrives for the premiere of "Eat Pray Love" at Leicester Square in London September 22, 2010.   REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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