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News in photos – February 7 2012

by | 7th, February 2012

NEWS in photos – February 7, 2012:

The full moon appears red as it rises behind the recently refurbished Albert bridge (illuminated, rear) and Battersea Bridge (foreground) on the river Thames on what is expected to be the coldest night of the winter so far, London.

Family and friends pay their respects during the repatriation of Lance Corporal Gajbahadur Gurung of the Royal Gurkha Rifles from the 1st Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, at the Memorial Garden in Carterton, Oxfordshire.

A life size western gray whale replica floats past the Houses of Parliament in central London as WWF highlights the plight of the last remaining 130.

A general view of Bleak House in Broadstairs, Kent, on the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens’s birth where Dickens stayed with his family for a minimum of one month every summer, from 1839, when he was becoming established as a successful writer, until 1851 and is the inspiration for his 1852 book Bleak House. Picture date:Tuesday February 7, 2012. See PA story SOCIAL Dickens Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Matthew Crow, Apprentice Blender at John Walker & Sons with one of 60 decanters of Diamond Jubilee by John Walker & Sons Blended Scotch Whisky, especially bottled to mark sixty years to the day since The Queen’s accession, at Royal Lochnagar Distillery, on the edge of Her Majesty The Queen’s Balmoral Estate. Â

Paralympic swimmer David Roberts during a photocall at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

Queen Elizabeth II visits Dersingham Infant and Nursery School in Kings Lynn, Norfolk on the 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne.

Heads on sticks are put into place in preparation for the Orange British Academy Films Awards (BAFTAs) at the Royal Opera House, London which takes place this Sunday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo Tuesday February 7, 2011. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

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