News In Photos: October 4 2011
NEWS In Photos: October 4 2011:
Elizabeth Hurley’s engagement ring is seen during her visit to Jenners department store in Edinburgh, as she lends her support to the Estee Lauder Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign.
A model demonstrates a wearable pulse checker at the CEATEC Japan, Japan’s biggest consumer electronics show, in Chiba, east of Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. The compact pulse checker, that has been developed by Japan’s electronics parts supplier Rohm Co. in the form of accessories, can send the wearers’ pulse readings to their smartphones to enable them to monitor health conditions. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)
Demonstrator Andrea Vitale cries during a protest to stop the eviction of Matias Gonzalez, a 52-year-old Spanish citizen who can’t pay his mortage, Barcelona Spain, Monday, Oct. 3, 2011. As in many European countries, Spanish mortgages are not like US-style ones in which defaulters can return the keys to the bank and walk away from their debt, albeit with their credit rating in ruins. Here, mortgage holders not only have to give the house back, but also pay off bank debt. If they cannot, upon their death it is passed on to their relatives. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Arline Kercher, mother of slain student Meredith Kercher speaks during a news conference in Perugia, Italy, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. The brother of slain British student Meredith Kercher says the family feels it is back to “square one” following the dramatic appeals court verdict overturning the conviction of American student Amanda Knox and her one-time Italian boyfriend. Lyle Kercher told reporters on Tuesday that the family is still trying to understand how a decision that “was so certain two years ago has been so dramatically overturned.” (AP Photo/Stefano Medici)
Nobel Prizes winner for physics Saul Perlmutter smiles at his home in Berkeley, Calif., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 after hearing he had won. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said American Perlmutter would share the 10 million kronor ($1.5 million) award with U.S.-Australian Brian Schmidt and U.S. scientist Adam Riess. Working in two separate research teams during the 1990s, Perlmutter in one and Schmidt and Riess in the other, the scientists raced to map the universe’s expansion by analyzing a particular type of supernovas, or exploding stars. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
A skull returned from Germany is displayed behind glass in the city of Windhoek, Namibia, Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011. With warriors on horseback and teary-eyed women ululating their joy, hundreds of Namibians on Tuesday welcomed home the skulls of Namibians who were taken to Germany for racist experiments more than a century ago. The skulls are “testimony to the horrors of colonialism and German cruelty against our people,” Prime Minister Nahas Angula said at an airport ceremony, “The Namibian nation accepts these mortal remains as a symbolic closure of a tragic chapter.”(AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
Pub landlady Karen Murphy celebrates at her pub, The Red White and Blue, in Portsmouth after defeating the Premier League in a bid to show football matches via a foreign TV decoder.
The coffin of Marine David Fairbrother of 42 Commando, who was shot dead during an ambush in Helmand Province, Southern Afghanistan, is from his funeral service taking place at Blackburn Cathedral, Lancashire.
A model wears a creation designed by German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel’s spring-summer 2012 ready-to-wear collection presented Tuesday, Oct.4, 2011 in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Alison Graham (right) and Stephen McGinty, mother and father of missing person Jordan McGinty appeal for information during a press conference at the Strathclyde Police headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland.
From left to right, A photo of three Afghans, Hamidullah Akhundadeh, Ali Mohammad and Abdul Bari, who were arrested by Afghan securities after allegedly involved in Afghan Former President Burhanuddin Rabbani assasination, is shown during a press conference organized by Government Media and Information Center in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday Oct. 4, 2011. An Afghan government commission investigating the death of former President Burhanuddin Rabbani accused Pakistan of not cooperating with the investigation despite allegations that Pakistani intelligence officials had advance knowledge of the plot. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Workers prepare to erect an effigy of demon King Ravana, ahead of the Dussehra festival in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. The Dussehra festival celebrates the defeat of demon King Ravana at the hands of Hindu god Rama, marking the triumph of good over evil. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
Occupy Wall Street in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)Supporters of jailed Co Offaly woman Teresa Treacy picket ESB’s offices at St Stephens Green in Dublin this afternoon.