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Friday, 23 November, 2001, 19:07 GMT
Europe's week in pictures
The news and the pictures from Europe over the last seven days.

A supporter of Mr Parvanov celebrates the victory
Socialist candidate Georgi Parvanov unexpectedly won Bulgaria's presidential elections

Greek actresses dressed as high priestesses hold the Olympic flame
An Olympic torch for the Winter Games in Salt Lake City in 2002 was ignited in the temple of Hera in Greece

Orange smoke billows as fire boats try to extinguish the blaze
A tanker carrying some 1,800 tonnes of nitric acid caught fire on the Rhine in Germany

Rescuers working on the crash site of the Ilyushin-18 plane
A Russian passenger plane crashed in the central Tver region, outside Moscow, killing all 27 people aboard

Police officers dressed as cartoon convicts
French policemen went on the streets of Paris demanding better pay

Danish Liberal Party leader Anders Fogh Rasmussen
In Denmark a centre-right coalition won a general election that was dominated by the issue of immigration

A man walks along the beach outside Valencia, Spain
Heavy storms caused havoc in south-eastern Spain, disrupting ferry services between Europe and Africa

Penguins in the Zurich Zoo
Emperor penguins at Zurich zoo stepped outside for the first time this winter



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