In Pictures

Your week in pictures

You have been sending your photos of news stories around the globe this week. Here is a selection of them:

Image copyright William Sharp
Image caption This photograph was taken on Wednesday of the fire in the South Peninsula mountains in South Africa by William Sharp.

Wildfires have been burning for several days on Table Mountain, near Cape Town in South Africa.

Image copyright Veronica Basso
Image caption Veronica Basso, who lives 20km from the Villarrica volcano in Chile, took this picture on Tuesday when it erupted.

The Villarrica volcano in southern Chile has erupted, spewing ash and lava up to 1,000m (3,300ft) into the air.

Image copyright Kristina Grossman
Image caption A passenger plane has skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport in New York City.

None of the 127 passengers and five crew members were seriously injured. Photo: Kristina Grossman.

Image copyright Francisco de Souza
Image caption On Friday, Francisco de Souza took this picture of people from around India celebrating the Hindu festival of Holi.
Image copyright Simon Montagu-Howard
Image caption Children are encouraged to dress up as their favourite book characters as part of the World Book Day celebrations. Simon Montagu-Howard sent us this photo of his sons Reuben and Iago wearing as Tintin and Captain Haddock.
Image copyright Will Sweet
Image caption The White House was put on a security lockdown Saturday morning after reports of a small fire and a suspicious vehicle. Security officials scrambled to investigate a vehicle fire in Washington. Photo: Will Sweet.

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