Your Week in Pictures

image captionBBC News website readers have been sharing their photos from around the world this week. This photo of a partial lunar eclipse was taken by Aysegul Ayanoglu on Thursday, from Aka College Observatory in Istanbul, Turkey.
image captionLufthansa ground staff went on strike on Monday at Frankfurt International Airport. Kevin Stone was there and took this picture.
image captionThe staff and children at Little Acorns nursery in Gomersal, West Yorkshire, England decided to dress up to mark St George's Day on Tuesday. They dressed as dragons, knights and princesses, made England flags and learned about the story of St George. Photo: Emma Moxon.
image captionMorris dancers also celebrated St George's Day in London, England. Gary Simmons saw the traditional dance on Tuesday.
image captionOn Tuesday, Sydney Hewett took this photo of a sandstorm in Lossiemouth, Scotland. She said: "I like taking photos so I headed out on my bike to get some shots. I rode right into the middle of it. It was actually quite painful! We do get sandstorms up here quite often."
image captionPoliticians address the public outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Wednesday. Katie Lin, who took this photo, said: "The poor state of the justice system in Argentina has been one of the principal causes behind recent anti-government protests."
image caption"I heard a big explosion this afternoon and the sky filled with dense, black smoke. At first I thought it might be thunder, but soon realised it must be something more serious like an explosion. I called the emergency services straight away." Steve Somers describes the fire at Creyke Beck electricity sub-station near Cottingham, England.
image captionA 15-year-old boy has been arrested after an alleged arson attack at a Sheffield ski centre, in England. Mike Taylor took this photo of the blaze on Wednesday.
image captionAndrew Wightman sent us this photo of the Lyrid Meteor Shower. The photo was taken in Sheriffmuir, Perthshire, Scotland, earlier in the week. Send your pictures to For terms and conditions see