Best of Britain: Duos

November 18, 2010

In honor of the announcement of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s upcoming engagement, this week’s Best of Britain is all about duos, whether it’s the big WBA heavyweight fight in Manchester over the weekend, a polar bear’s new companion at the Highland Wildlife Park, or just a couple looking out on the London skyline.

Also included are photos of judges at the World Scotch Pie Championship, people viewing an art exhibition on postcards and an Australian rugby player losing the ball during a friendly match at Twickenham.

Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton (L) pose for a photograph in St. James's Palace, central London November 16, 2010. Prince William is to marry his long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton next year, after an on-off courtship lasting nearly a decade, bringing months of speculation about his intentions to an end.    REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Construction takes place on The Shard building (at rear) as visitors pose on the balcony at One New Change shopping mall in London November 16, 2010. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

David Haye (R) lands a punch on compatriot Audley Harrison during their WBA world heavyweight title fight at the MEN Arena in Manchester, northern England, November 13, 2010.   REUTERS/Phil Noble

A visitor views postcards at the Royal College of Art's "RCA Secret Postcard" exhibition in London November 12, 2010. Over 1,000 artists have donated work to the academy show this year, including Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry, Yoko Ono, Jake Chapman, Olafur Eliasson, Yinka Shonibare, Sir Peter Blake, John Baldessari, fashion designers Manolo Blahnik, Mary Quant and Sir Paul Smith, animator Nick Park, photographer David Bailey, film maker Mike Leigh and designers Ron Arad and James Dyson. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

World Scotch Pie Championship judge Harry Devlin (C) tastes a pie during the competition in Dunfermline, Scotland November 16, 2010. Judges spent the day tasting over four hundred different types of pies, bridies and sausage rolls. REUTERS/David Moir

Walker (R), a 23 month old polar bear who arrived from Holland's Rhenen Zoo, meets 30 year old polar bear Mercedes for the first time in their 4 acre enclosure at the Highland Wildlife Park in Kingussie, Scotland November 12, 2010. Mercedes had been Britain's only polar bear until Walker's arrival earlier this month. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

England's Mike Tindall (L) looks on as Australia's James O'Connor loses control of the ball during their international friendly rugby match at Twickenham in London November 13, 2010.    REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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