Anorak | News In Photos: December 1 2011

News In Photos: December 1 2011

by | 1st, December 2011

NEWS In Photos for December 1 2011:

Prime Minister David Cameron looks at the Downing Street Christmas Tree after the lights were switched on this evening by Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton and watched by Blue Peter Gold badge winners Toby Benstead, 8, (centre), Jonah Tyler, 10, (right) and Lauren Booth, 10, (left).

The family of Rifleman Sheldon Steel, from the 5th Battalion The Rifles, stand together after the soldier’s body has been driven through Carterton, Oxfordshire, following his repatriation to RAF Brize Norton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 1, 2011. The family and friends of a soldier with a “big heart” who was killed in Afghanistan supported each other today as they sobbed at his repatriation. See PA story DEFENCE Repatriation. Photo credit should read: Rod Minchin/PA Wire

Swastikas sprayed on top of tombstones in a Jewish cemetery in the capital Pristina, Kosovo , seen Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. The attack is believed to have taken place on Tuesday and has been criticized by local leaders. Police have launched an investigation into the act of vandalism ( AP Photo / Visar Kryeziu )

President Barack Obama speaks during a World AIDS Day event at George Washington University Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Croatia’s ruling conservatives, who have brought the country to the threshold of the European Union but are enmeshed in corruption scandals, are on course to lose power in Sunday’s election. The parliamentary vote will pit the governing Croatian Democratic Union, or HDZ, against a coalition of center-left parties who have convincingly led in all recent opinion polls. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Michael Collins with his Life time achievement Award at the Travellers pride awards in Dublin City Council offices today. Picture date:December 1, 2011. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

File photo dated 23/10/11 of Chelsea captain John Terry (right) speaking with QPR’s Anton Ferdinand during the Barclays Premier League match at Loftus Road, London as Scotland Yard has passed a file on John Terry’s alleged racial slur towards Anton Ferdinand to prosecutors, the Crown Prosecution Service said today.

A man displays condoms marking the International AIDS day in capital Pristina, Kosovo on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. According to a U.N. report released on the eve of World AIDS Day, funding for HIV programs dropped from $15.9 billion in 2009 to $15 billion in 2010, well below the estimated $22 billion to $24 billion the U.N. says is needed in 2015 for a comprehensive global response. ( AP Photo / Visar Kryeziu )

Richard J. Beasley appears in Summit County Common Pleas Court on drug charges Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, in

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