News In Photos: October 27, 2011
NEWS In Photos: October 27, 2011
Queen Elizabeth II watches a cultural display during a visit to the Clontarf Aboriginal College in Perth.
A sample ballot paper showing the seven candidates on display at Sean O’Mahonys GAA Club, Dundalk, Co Louth, as voters across Ireland go to the polls today to elect the country’s ninth president.
File photo dated 16/10/2011 of the Reverend Canon Dr Giles Fraser, Canon Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral, who has resigned from his post, a cathedral spokesman said in a row over anti-capitalist protesters occupying the churchyard.
Royal Mint undated handout photo of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic medals going into production, at the Royal Mint headquarters in Llantrisant, South Wales.
A group of Adorable Florables entertainers who were at a garden party, attended by Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh in the grounds of Government House in Perth western Australia.
A staff member holds a pair of silk bloomers belonging to Queen Victoria, valued at £3,000, which are to be sold at auction at Lyon & Turnbull auction house in Edinburgh.
Activists wear masks depicting leaders of the G20, U.S. President Barack Obama, foreground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center left, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, back left, in Paris, France, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. Protesters are demonstrating against a gathering of the world leaders in the southern French city of Cannes for the G20 summit. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Erik ‘The Lizardman’ Sprague pictured in Piccadilly Circus, London, at the launch of Ripley’s Believe it or Not Halloween Book.
A trader reacts as he watches his screens at the stock market in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 27 2011, when the stock index DAX rose more than five percent. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
A Thai man carries a girl along chest-deep floodwaters at the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday Oct. 27, 2011. Residents poured out of the Thai capital by bus, plane and train Thursday, heeding government warnings to use a special five-day holiday to evacuate parts of the flood-threatened metropolis before a weekend deluge rushes through the city. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Masked protestors sit outside their tents by St Paul’s Cathedral in London, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. The senior St. Paul’s Cathedral priest who welcomed anti-capitalist demonstrators to camp outside the London landmark resigned Thursday, saying he feared moves to evict the protesters could end in violence. Canon Chancellor Giles Fraser said on Twitter that “it is with great regret and sadness that I have handed in my notice at St. Paul’s Cathedral.”(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
The remains of a seven-story office building are seen after it collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. Emergency officials said nobody was injured when the building collapsed Wednesday night in the Maryland neighborhood of Lagos. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Bystanders shout anti-austerity slogans and one man holds up a sign in English as they line a pavement to watch a school parade in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. Parades were held across Greece Thursday to mark the 61st anniversary of the country’s resistance to Axis forces that dragged Greece into World War II. (AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis)
Palestinian Hamas police officers simulate a fight during a graduation ceremony at the police headquarters in Gaza City, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. A Palestinian official said Thursday Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas’ Khaled Mashaal will meet next month to discuss uniting dueling governments in the West Bank and Gaza.(AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Pakistani tribal elder Karim Khan shows the remains of a missile reportedly fired by a U. S. drone on a village situated in north Waziristan, killing many people, after his news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Oct 27, 2011. Suspected U.S. unmanned aircraft fired six missiles at a vehicle in Pakistan’s rugged tribal region Thursday, killing five militants, including a close ally to one of the area’s top commanders, Pakistani intelligence officials said. (AP Photo/B.K.Bangash)
Rossella Simoncelli, center, mother of late MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli, is flanked by her husband Paolo and her mother, as they arrive at Santa Maria church during his funeral service in his hometown of Coriano, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. Italian sport was in shock after Marco Simoncelli died following a crash at the Malaysian MotoGP motorcycle race. He was 24. Simoncelli – nicknamed Sic or SuperSic – died of chest, head and neck injuries Sunday after he lost control of his Honda at turn 11 four minutes into the race, and swerved across the track, straight into the path of American rider Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi of Italy. (AP Photo/Marco Vasini)