The week’s news in pictures (12 December 2009)

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Image credit: Pieter M Van Hattem
Image credit: Dean Chalkley
Image credit: Dean Chalkley
Image credit: Danny North
Image credit: Dean Chalkley
Image credit: PA Photos
Image credit: Dean Chalkley
Image credit: Dean Chalkley
Image credit: Tom Oxley
Image credit: Tom Oxley
Image credit: Andy Fallon