All halo: A cold clear sunrise over Roker lighthouse in Sunderland yesterday

All halo: A cold clear sunrise over Roker lighthouse in Sunderland yesterday

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Light-footed: A sparrowhawk appears to be walking on water over a pond in Lille, Belgium

Light-footed: A sparrowhawk appears to be walking on water over a pond in Lille, Belgium

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Members of Spirit of America, a nonprofit organisation, keep warm ahead the 96th Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York yesterday

Members of Spirit of America, a nonprofit organisation, keep warm ahead the 96th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York yesterday

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Fourteen thousand soldiers at their barracks in San Juan Opico, El Salvador, listen this week as President Bukele announces that security forces will fence in cities to search for gang members in the country’s fight against crime

Fourteen thousand soldiers at their barracks in San Juan Opico, El Salvador, listen this week as President Bukele announces that security forces will fence in cities to search for gang members in the country’s fight against crime

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The Canadian musician Drake can’t bear the tension during a basketball game between the Toronto Raptors and the Brooklyn Nets in Toronto on Wednesday. The Raptors lost 98-12

The Canadian musician Drake can’t bear the tension during a basketball game between the Toronto Raptors and the Brooklyn Nets in Toronto on Wednesday. The Raptors lost 98-12

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A Ukrainian soldier fires towards the enemy on a new front line near Kherson on Wednesday. The Russian withdrawal from the city in recent weeks represents one of its most significant losses in the war

A Ukrainian soldier fires towards the enemy on a new front line near Kherson on Wednesday. The Russian withdrawal from the city in recent weeks represents one of its most significant losses in the war

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Foxtrot: These adversaries are having a fight in the sand dunes at Zandvoort in the Netherlands, but one could be forgiven for thinking they were dancing

Foxtrot: These adversaries are having a fight in the sand dunes at Zandvoort in the Netherlands, but one could be forgiven for thinking they were dancing

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A whale breaches and rolls before she dives into the ocean again in New South Wales, Australia

A whale breaches and rolls before she dives into the ocean again in New South Wales, Australia

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Christmas came to the crimson drawing room at Windsor Castle this week — to the pleasure of members of the Royal Collection Trust

Christmas came to the crimson drawing room at Windsor Castle this week — to the pleasure of members of the Royal Collection Trust

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The Beginning, a sound and lights show by Luxmuralis, started in Peterborough Cathedral on Wednesday to coincide with Advent. The show is inspired by Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and its theme is the Nativity

The Beginning, a sound and lights show by Luxmuralis, started in Peterborough Cathedral on Wednesday to coincide with Advent. The show is inspired by Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and its theme is the Nativity

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The white reindeer calves of the Cairngorms national park, who were born in the summer, are preparing for their Christmas tour with Britain’s only free-ranging herd of reindeer. The first animals were brought to the Highlands from Swedish Lapland in 1952 and have grazed the land ever since

The white reindeer calves of the Cairngorms national park, who were born in the summer, are preparing for their Christmas tour with Britain’s only free-ranging herd of reindeer. The first animals were brought to the Highlands from Swedish Lapland in 1952 and have grazed the land ever since

Performers in Valletta take part in a dress rehearsal for Cirque du Soleil's new show, Amora, which is inspired by the people and architecture of Malta

Performers in Valletta take part in a dress rehearsal for Cirque du Soleil’s new show, Amora, which is inspired by the people and architecture of Malta

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A man carries his injured daughter to shelter after an earthquake in Indonesia on Monday. At least 271 people have died following the tremor that hit the West Java town of Cianjur

A man carries his injured daughter to shelter after an earthquake in Indonesia on Monday. At least 271 people have died following the tremor that hit the West Java town of Cianjur

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George Peterson and Gary Phillips trade punches in their heavyweight bout at the Aware Super Theatre in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday. The match ended in a draw

George Peterson and Gary Phillips trade punches in their heavyweight bout at the Aware Super Theatre in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday. The match ended in a draw

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The beauty of a mute swan speaks volumes as a mirror image on a lake in Basingstoke

The beauty of a mute swan speaks volumes as a mirror image on a lake in Basingstoke

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Casper Ruud of Norway serves in multiple exposures to create this image. Ruud lost to the Serbian Novak Djokovic in the ATP Finals at Pala Alpitour stadium in Turin, Italy

Casper Ruud of Norway serves in multiple exposures to create this image. Ruud lost to the Serbian Novak Djokovic in the ATP Finals at Pala Alpitour stadium in Turin, Italy

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