In Pictures

Week in pictures: 11-17 April 2015

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world this week.

Image copyright Kai Pfaffenbach/reuters
Image caption A confetti-throwing protester disrupted a European Central Bank (ECB) news conference, rushing on stage and screaming: "End ECB dictatorship." ECB chief Mario Draghi was delivering his opening remarks at the time. She was restrained by security and the briefing restarted soon afterwards.
Image copyright Owen Humphreys/PA
Image caption The aurora borealis, or Northern Lights as they are commonly known, are seen over the Bathing House in Howick, Northumberland, England.
Image copyright Rogan Ward/reuters
Image caption A man feeds his young child having left South Africa's coastal city of Durban where four people were killed and shops owned by immigrants burnt and looted in the latest wave of violence in the country.
Image copyright Reuters
Image caption US President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro shook hands at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, the latest sign of the thaw in relations between the two countries.
Image copyright NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP
Image caption Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen (C) waves goodbye from the catwalk for the final time before retiring from modelling.
Image copyright Andy Buchanan/AFP
Image caption Tennis player Andy Murray married his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears in a ceremony in his home town of Dunblane in Scotland. The couple, both 27, exchanged vows at the 12th Century cathedral before making their way to a small reception for family members and close friends.
Image copyright JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT/epa
Image caption Stars swirl past the Matterhorn in Switzerland. Nearly 150 years ago, on 14 July 1865, British climber Edward Whymper reached the peak of the mountain (4,478m above sea level) together with his rope team.
Image copyright LEON NEAL/AFP
Image caption A multimillion-pound house in Kensington, London, was painted in red and white stripes by the owners after neighbours objected to their plans to demolish it and replace it with a new house and two-storey basement.
Image copyright NARINDER NANU/AFP
Image caption Members of an Indian wedding band wait for a religious procession at a garden in Amritsar.
Image copyright Yves Herman/reuters
Image caption An aerial of colourful flower fields near Keukenhof park. The park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse, the Netherlands, is one of the world's largest flower gardens, displaying millions of blooms every year.

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