SOME of the best pictures from around the world and UK this week include the grief of a woman as she prays before the cremation of a relative who died of Covid-19 in Gauhati, India.

Workers wearing face masks walk past the National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan is set to place Tokyo under a state of emergency that would last through the Olympics, fearing an ongoing Covid-19 surge will multiply during the Games.

Exhibition coordinator Noemi Moran cleans the head of Dippy the Diplodocus, the Natural History Museum’s famous diplodocus skeleton, before it goes on display to the public at Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk; and curator of Archaeology Lucy Creighton with a portrait of King Richard III at the Yorkshire Museum

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