Your week in pictures
BBC News website readers have been sending photos of news stories around the globe this week. Here is a selection of them:
A meteor shower - the Geminids - could be seen overnight on Saturday around the UK. Bob Girling's photo was taken at the Ridgeway, near Chilton, Oxfordshire.
Friday saw travellers affected by widespread flight disruption after a computer failure at the UK's air traffic control centre. Rudi Ball sent us this photo of long queues in Terminal 5 at London's Heathrow Airport.
Phil Blades' photo shows passengers on the delayed flight from Exeter to London City Airport. Phil says the journey time was over five hours instead of the normal 55 minutes.
Earlier in the week a "weather bomb" of high winds and huge waves hit north-western parts of the UK. The bad weather affected power supplies and travel. Colin Boyd watched as a wave swept children's playground at Portstewart, Northern Ireland.
On Thursday, an estimated 600 people, gathered at Westfield Shopping Centre in West London, UK, for a mass protest prompted by the death of Eric Garner, a black man who died while being arrested in New York, US, in July. Aziz Roble took this photo of crowds gathering in the shopping centre's bus station.
In Hong Kong more than 200 activists were arrested as police cleared the main pro-democracy protest camp in the Admiralty district. Iverson Ng watched the process and took this picture of one of the last few protesters amongst the debris.
This second photo from Iverson Ng shows part of the area cordoned off by police.
The week began with a firework display as Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge celebrated its 150th anniversary. Colin Rayner sent us this spectacular photo.
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