Week in pictures: 3 - 9 April 2021

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.

The electronic billboard at London's Piccadilly Circus displays a tribute to Prince PhilipImage source, NIKLAS HALLE'N / AFP
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In a statement shortly after midday on Friday, Buckingham Palace announced the death of Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband. The electronic billboard at London's Piccadilly Circus displayed a tribute to the longest-serving royal consort in British history.
Image source, Ian West / Pool via Reuters
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A sign announcing the death of the Duke of Edinburgh was placed on the gates of Buckingham Palace.
Image source, Dominic Lipinski / PA Media
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Chung Hoon arranges books in the London Library, in St James's Square, ahead of its planned reopening to members on 12 April, when some coronavirus restrictions in the UK are being lifted.
Image source, Charles McQuillan / Getty Images
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The gates of one of Belfast's so-called peace walls were prised open before being set alight during rioting in the city on a scale which police say has not been seen for years.
Image source, Mohamed Abd El Ghany / Reuters
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The remains of 18 kings and four queens were taken to a new museum in Egypt. The mummies were transported from the Egyptian Museum on Cairo's Tahrir Square to their new home at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in what is called The Pharaohs' Golden Parade.
Image source, Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images
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A protester lies in front of a police line during a Kill the Bill demonstration in Bristol, England. The demonstrators are angry about a new government bill which they believe would restrict the right to protest.
Image source, Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
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US President Joe Biden with his wife, Jill, and a person wearing an Easter Bunny costume, on the Blue Room Balcony of the White House in Washington DC.
Image source, Tarso Sarraf / AFP
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Health workers from the Portuguese charity hospital in Belem, Para State, Brazil, sing and pray for Covid-19 patients inside the hospital wards and ICU areas as part of events to mark Easter.
Image source, Piroschka van de Wouw / Reuters
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The Royal Burgers' Zoo, in Arnhem, Netherlands, welcomed a new white rhinoceros.
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A winegrower burns a bale of straw in the vineyards to protect them from frost as the sun rises at the heart of the Vouvray vineyard in Touraine, France.

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