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PAUK news in pictures4 February 2021Al Goodridge, from Newtonmore, uses an axe to create a channel in the ice for his wife Alice to swim in in Loch Insh, in the Cairngorms National ParkPAUK news in pictures3 February 2021A mural of Captain Sir Tom Moore, by artist Robert Newbiggin, adorns a wall in Southport. The WWII veteran raised nearly £33 million for NHS charities ahead of his 100th birthday last year by walking laps of his garden in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire. He was admitted to Bedford Hospital this weekend after testing positive for Covid-19 and died yesterday with his family present
GettyUK news in pictures2 February 2021Police officers remove an environmental activist protesting against the HS2 high speed rail line, from the roof of the HS2 office in central London on February 2, 2021. - Designed to run to the former industrial powerhouse Birmingham and then Manchester and Leeds, HS2 was supposed to follow on from London's southern Eurostar connection with Paris headtopics.com
AFP via Getty ImagesUK news in pictures1 February 2021Christine Barry lifts her son Oran, two, up to kiss a statue of St Brigid as they visit St Brigid's holy well in Co Kildare to mark St Brigid's Day which is seen by many in Ireland as the first day of SpringRead more: The Independent »
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Well they would wouldn’t they, lock them up send the right message.