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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.

U.S. actor Mickey Rourke arrives for the UK premiere of his film “The Wrestler” at Leicester Square in London on January 5, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Police examine the car of Manchester United’s Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo after it crashed in a tunnel near Manchester Airport on January 8, 2009. Ronaldo was not injured after crashing his Ferrari into a barrier in a tunnel beneath the runways. REUTERS/Phil Noble

People stand outside a shop displaying a ‘sale’ sign on Oxford Street in London on January 1, 2009. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty