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The week in photos: Torch songs

This is the week that was, in photo…

THIS IS THE week that was, in photos…

The week in photos: Torch songs
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  • Joy and pride

    Torchbearer 079 Emily Woodward carries the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay leg through Warrington, England. (Gareth Fuller/LOCOG/Press Association Images)
  • Ode to the islander

    Barry Edgar Pilcher puts up a poster in his living room which was a polling station for the Fiscal Compact referendum on Inishfree Island, off Donegal. (Niall Carson/PA Wire)
  • Don't give up

    Qiu Jianjun indulges in a special type of athletic endeavour - he competed for five years for the right to use a BMW 1 Series car in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. He had to keep a hands on the stickers and had only a 15-minute break every four hours. (CDSB/ChinaFotoPress/PA Wire)
  • Symphony of light

    Fireworks burst over the Golden Gate Bridge as part of the span's 75th anniversary celebration last Sunday. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
  • Golden opportunity

    Model Portia Okocha wears a gold necklace designed by goldsmiths Wright & Teague, commissioned to appear at the Goldsmiths' Company exhibition, Gold: Power and Allure. (Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)
  • Starlight tunnel

    A general view of Dapingshan tunnel in Quanzhou, Fujian, China where 1,000m long small bulbs were installed in the 1,524m long tunnel, to bring joy to drivers and passengers. (Xie Mingfei/ChinaFotoPress/PA Wire)
  • Trailblazer

    Gallery visitor Phoebe Moore looks at artist Henry Moore's Large Two Forms (1966). (Max Nash/PA Wire)
  • Tweet music

    A thrush looks out from its unusual nest inside a traffic light in Leeds city centre this week. (Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire)
  • Earth song

    Children stand in a multimedia installation about global warming's effect on glaciers at the Green Nation Fest environmental show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
  • Song for the departed

    An Egyptian flowers vendor in front of graffiti depicting president Hosni Mubarak, two days before Mubarak is to hear the verdict on charges of corruption and complicity in killing protesters during last year's uprising. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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