News In Photos: October 17 2011
NEWS In Photos: October 17, 2011
The royal Letter Patent is unveiled at Wootton Bassett, making the Wiltshire town Royal Wootton Bassett.
A Christie’s employee displays a letter inviting an unknown drummer to audition for The Beatles, at their auction house in London, Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. The handwritten letter by Paul McCartney, dated 12 August 1960, inviting an unknown drummer to audition for The Beatles, was discovered folded-up inside a book, by an anonymous collector at a car boot sale in Bootle, Liverpool, England. It is expected to sell at auction for 7,000-9,000 pounds (11,050- 14,200 US dollars). (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
A businessman walks past tents put up by protesters from the Occupy London Stock Exchange group as they continue their demonstration that started on Saturday outside St Paul’s Cathedral, near the London Stock Exchange in London, Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. Protesters in cities across Europe have taken part in rallies inspired by the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in the United States, expressing their frustration at social inequality and corporate greed. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Female protestors hold a banner that reads in Arabic “Yemeni children are targets of rockets and guns,” and “the regime is the kiss of death for children” during a demonstration demanding he resignation of Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Poland Transsexual Lawmaker Anna Grodzka
Ian Hislop, Editor of Private Eye magazine stands in front of a wall of the magazine’s front covers, at the V&A Museum, in London, Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. A display to celebrate the magazine’s first 50 years is open to the public on Oct. 18 until Jan. 2012. The display shows a collection of drawings, caricatures, cartoons and has a recreation of the magazine’s editor’s office. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
The Times journalist Matthew Syed, Queens Park Rangers’ Joey Barton and PFA’s Brendan Batson listen at the Professional Players Federation National Conference 2011
The first tram is delivered to the Gogar depot in Edinburgh. The vehicle which was split into seven modules for its 1500km journey from Irun, northern Spain arrived on board three low loader lorries. More here.