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Friday, 2 June, 2000, 09:22 GMT 10:22 UK
The week in pictures: 29 May-4 June

Atlantis returns home

Atlantis lands
Touchdown at Kennedy Space Center, Florida, after a mission to repair the International Space Station
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Gunman holds up school

Parents outside school
Parents wait for news outside a nursery school in Luxembourg
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The awe of the aurora

Particles streaming from the Sun cause the aurora
Particles streaming from the Sun - scientists discover why we get the Northern and Southern Lights
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Jockeys injured in fatal crash

Crashed Piper Seneca
The wreckage of the light aircraft - the pilot died but Frankie Dettori and Ray Cochrane escaped
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Tension rises in Chechnya

Russian forces fire at rebels in southern Chechnya
Russian forces fire at rebels in southern Chechnya in a week when two senior Moscow officials were killed
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Keeping watch over Fiji power struggle

Man on lamppost near Parliament House
A man keeps watch near Parliament House where a rebel leader continued to hold 30 hostages
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Veterans return to Dunkirk

The "Little Ships" set off from Dover to mark the 60th anniversary of the evacuation of Dunkirk
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You're chucked

Stella Young fired from catapult
Daredevil Stella Young broke her pelvis after her boyfriend fired her from a medieval-style catapult
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From Monaco to Manchester

Barthez at Man Utd
The 8m shot-stopper - France's World Cup winner Fabien Barthez joins the English champions
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