News In Photos: Rihanna Rocks Rio, Zara Phillips’ Photobomb And Amanda Knox Smiles
NEWS In Photos – 24th September 2011:
Rihanna performs during the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early Saturday Sept. 24, 2011. The festival, which runs through Oct. 2, includes Katy Perry, Rihanna, Stevie Wonder, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Guns N' Roses and Coldplay. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
The costume sale from Royal Opera House productions in Purfleet, Essex. Over 1500 costumes from a range of Royal Opera House productions will be offered in a clear out of works no longer in the repertory.
The semi-detached property in Sonia Gardens in Neasden, north west London, where six people died in a fire. Emergency workers were called during the early hours of this morning after a blaze took hold of the ground and first floors. Six people, including three children, two teenagers and an adult died. Two other people who escaped from the burning home, believed to be a man and a 16-year-old girl, were taken to hospital with burn injuries, officials said.
Rugby Union – IRB Rugby World Cup 2011 – Pool B – England v Romania – Otago Stadium: Zara Phillips watches from the stands
Rihanna performs during the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early Saturday Sept. 24, 2011. The festival, which runs through Oct. 2, includes Katy Perry, Rihanna, Stevie Wonder, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses and Coldplay.
Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan, right, Chinese actress Li Bingbing, center, and Taiwanese actor Winston Chao pose during a news conference for their new movie “1911” in Hong Kong Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. The historical drama filmed on the occasion of the centennial anniversary of the 1911 Xinhai Revolution will be shown on September 29 in Hong Kong.
New world champion Pierre-Henri Lecuisinier of France, right, celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the junior men road race over 126 kilometers (78.3 miles) with start and finish in Holte, north of Copenhagen, Denmark, Satuday Sept. 24, 2011.
Spanish actor Antonio Banderas gestures as he poses with giant boots to promote the film ‘ Puss in Boots ‘, at the 59th San Sebastian Film Festival Cinema in San Sebastian northern Spain, Saturday Sept. 24, 2011.
An unidentified woman is seen at a polling station in Hamad Town, Bahrain, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. Shiite-led opposition groups called for a boycott of parliamentary elections to protest crackdowns. Voting appears very light in most Shiite areas, although busier in districts with Sunni voters who are considered backers of the Gulf kingdom’s monarchy. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen, front right, prepares to kick a ball during a friendly soccer match between Cambodian and Thai politicians at Cambodia National Stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011.
Diana Jill Rivera who works as a nanny in Libya, hugs her 5-year-old son Jay Lloyd upon seeing him after her arrival Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 in suburban Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines. Two Filipina maids, Diana and Mary Ann Ducos, who had fled the house of a relative of ousted Libyan leader Moamar Gadhafi with nothing but the clothes on their back have returned home to the Philippines.
Amanda Knox attends an hearing of her appeals trial at the Perugia court, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. Italian prosecutors have urged an appeals court to uphold the murder conviction of Amanda Knox despite what they called a media campaign in support of the American student, asking the jurors to think instead of the young victim whose life was brutally ended. In the first round of closing arguments that took seven hours Friday, the prosecutors summed up circumstantial evidence, testimony and other clues they believe point solely to Knox and Raffaele Sollecito.
Nigel and Rose West, the parents of Chloe West, 14, who was stabbed at least 20 times outside Ridgewood High School in Stourbridge in April by ex-boyfriend Samuel Gayzer-Tomlinson,18, stand with Ben Hudson, 16, who was also wounded in the attack when he intervened, outside Wolverhampton Crown Court, where her attacker was sentenced to 13 years in youth custody. 11. Wolverhampton Crown Court heard that Samuel Gayzer-Tomlinson disguised himself by dyeing his hair before stabbing Chloe West at least 20 times outside Ridgewood High School in Stourbridge in April.
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, who is suing News Group Newspapers, a subsidiary of News International, over their decision to stop paying his legal fees, sources said tonight.
Issue date: Friday September 23, 2011.