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Anorak | New In Photos: December 8 2011

New In Photos: December 8 2011

by | 8th, December 2011

Riot police, OMON, surround a protester wearing a mock mask depicting Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin during a rally in downtown St.Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. More than five hundreds people have protested in St.Petersburg against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his party, which won the largest share of a parliamentary election that observers said was rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

File photo dated 06/08/03 of Julie Goodyear who is to return to her role as brassy Bet Lynch once more in a Coronation Street musical.
Issue date: Thursday December 8, 2011. She will join cast members past and present in the arena show, which will also see a comeback for Curly Watts, who will be revived by actor Kevin Kennedy. TV presenter Paul O’Grady a lifelong fan of the soap will star in the production, which will make its world premiere in Manchester in March. Street Of Dreams is billed as a ‘major live musical event’ celebrating the Street, and hosted by O’Grady. Arch villain Richard Hillman, the notorious Weatherfield serial killer, will also be brought back from the dead by actor Brian Capron. And guest stars will take it in turns to play Elsie Tanner, who was portrayed by the late Pat Phoenix. See PA story SHOWBIZ Street. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

High waves batter the coastline at Helensburgh, Scotland, as the country braced itself for hurricane-force winds.
Picture date: Thursday December 8, 2011. Winds of up to 100mph have been forecast, with the strongest gusts expected to hit the west of Scotland and the central belt from 12pm, and from 3pm in the east, hitting rush-hour traffic. See PA story WEATHER Snow. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

An unidentified member of Oodua People’s Congress militia walks with a weapon on a major street, during a protest against Boko Haram in Lagos, Nigeria,Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. The militia group from Nigeria’s southwest walked through the streets of the commercial capital firing rifles as police and security forces fled. The group said they were protesting the rise of Boko Haram, a violent Muslim sect in the country’s northeast which they claim are responsible for bombings and assassinations. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)


X Factor finalist Amelia Lily poses with her mentor Kelly Rowland during a photo call ahead of this weekends X Factor Final.
Picture date: Thursday December 8, 2011. Judges Kelly Rowland, Tulisa Contostavlos and Gary Barlow are to perform with the three acts during Saturday’s edition of the programme, according to reports. See PA story SHOWBIZ XFactor. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

File photo dated 02/12/2011 of Robert Humphries arriving in a wheelchair at Taunton Deane Magistrates’ Court, where he was sentenced for five months after he slit the throat of his puppy and left her to bleed to death.
Issue date: Thursday December 8, 2011. Humphries, 40, did not want to pay the £70 bill to have the family pet put down by vets and did the job himself in his back garden.

Prime Minister David Cameron holds a question and answer

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