March 20 2012 in photos – Azhar Ahmed to Peyton Manning
PHOTOS of the day: March 20, 2012:
Azhar Ahmed arrives at Dewsbury Magistrates Court where he is charged with making a grossly offensive posting on Facebook about the deaths of six British soldiers in Afghanistan.
Private Craig Owen, 23, from St Helens, of 3 Yorks, who lost men in an IED blast on their Warrior armoured vehicle, finishes off his search for an IED in a heap of maize chaff in a compound in the Yakhchal area of Helmand Province on operation ‘Now Roz’ (meaning New Day in in Dari), to search compounds for suspected IED factories and evidence of insurgent activity in Afghanistan.
Picture date: Sunday March, 18, 2012. OP ‘Now Roz’ sees the Afghan National Security Force (ANSF) clear the Taliban from the Gereshk area of Helmand supported and mentored by British Forces, on what is deemed to be the last combined operation of Herrick 15 to rid the Taliban stronghold from insurgence.
A Newcastle United fan adjusts a Manchester United scarf amongst the messages of support for Bolton Wanderers’ player Fabrice Muamba at the clubs Reebok Stadium, Bolton.
Picture date: Tuesday March 20, 2012. Muamba collapsed during Bolton’s FA Cup quarter final match against Tottenham on Saturday and was admitted to the London Chest hospital where he remains in intensive care.
The ivory silk wedding dress worn by Queen Victoria in her marriage to Prince Albert in 1840 is displayed and then reflected in mirrors as part of the exhibition “Victoria Revealed” in the building where she was born, Kensington Palace in London, Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Kensington Palace has been transformed following a 12 million pounds ($19 million, 14.4 million euro) restoration project timed to be completed for this summer’s Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee and the London 2012 Olympics.