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Wednesday, 24 May, 2000, 16:18 GMT 17:18 UK
The week in pictures: 15-22 May

Rebel leader seized

Foday Sankoh
Sierra Leonean rebel chief Foday Sankoh, right, is escorted by civilians following his capture
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Inquiry after firework blast

Enschede car park remains
The remains of a car park in the Dutch town of Enschede after a fireworks warehouse blew up
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Football hooligans terrorise Copenhagen

Violence in Copenhagen
Rival fans fight ahead of Galatasaray's Uefa Cup victory over Arsenal, as football is shamed again
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Sinners at All Saints party

All Saints at Cannes
The girl group threw a party and their guests threw punches at the Cannes Film Festival
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Pilot praised after emergency

Plane after emergency landing
A damaged British Airways plane landed in a shower of sparks at Liverpool airport with all on board safe
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Premiership relegation blues

The show's over for Wimbledon's Crazy Gang - and it's all too much for one fan to take
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Marines on top of the world

Royal Marines Alan Chambers and Charlie Paton
Alan Chambers and Charlie Paton become the first Britons to walk unsupported to the North Pole
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Show time for Sue

T.Rex on show in Chicago
Pulling in the crowds after 67 million years - the largest T.Rex skeleton is unveiled in Chicago
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Pope celebrates 80th birthday

Pope greets boy
John Paul II greets a boy in St Peter's Square during a week of celebrations
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There ain't nothing like a dame

Julie Andrews and Elizabeth Taylor
Julie Andrews and Elizabeth Taylor are made Dames of the British Empire by the Queen at Buckingham Palace
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Kittens' Alpine adventure

Stowaway kittens
Pasta, Pizza, Pepperoni and Parma after hitching a 1,000-mile two-day ride on a lorry
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