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 Bhaskar Mallick

Hindu women perform Dhuniche Nach on the closing day of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India, on Saturday. "There were colourful celebrations all over the country", says Bhaskar Mallick who took this picture.

Image copyright Kevin Forbes

Police and fire services were sent to a fire which destroyed a derelict property in Aberdeen, UK, on Friday night. No one was hurt in the blaze and it is being investigated. Kevin Forbes took this picture, he says "I stay in one of the penthouses opposite and was just enjoying a few beers with friends when we noticed the smoke and heard the fire engines".

Image copyright Reuben Speight

This fire at Majestyk Nightclub, in Leeds, Yorkshire, UK, was photographed by BBC News website reader Reuben Speight. Crews from 10 fire engines tackled the blaze at the recently refurbished nightclub.

Image copyright John Leong

Students and activists continue to protest against Beijing's decision to rule out fully democratic elections in Hong Kong in 2017. Photo: John Leong, Mongkok.

Image copyright Ming Chit Fergus Cheng

"When peace is restored, there is a Speakers' Corner at Mongkok. Everyone can stand up and speak for two minutes" says Ming Chit Fergus Cheng. He took this picture of protestors at Speakers Corner. Fresh scuffles erupted between activists occupying central parts of Hong Kong and riot police, as the protest movement entered its second week.

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