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Friday, 20 October, 2000, 14:56 GMT 15:56 UK
The week in pictures: Oct 15 - 21

Troubled waters

At least 30 people have died in the flooding
Houses near the Northern Italian town of Cremona flooded by a week of rain
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High speed crash

The train derailed south of Hatfield at more than 100mph
Four people died in a train crash north of London again raising questions about UK rail safety
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So near so far

Ehud Barak, President Clinton and Yasser Arafat at at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt
A summit to end the violence in the Middle East reaches an agreement but few people are optimistic
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Peace mission

The Dalai Lama addressed Protestants and Catholics in west Belfast
Working for peace in Northern Ireland - The Dalai Lama on his first visit
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Right Royal welcome

The Queen and the Pope exchange gifts at the Vatican
The Queen exchanges gifts with the Pope during her four day trip to Italy
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Going for gold

The UK's Tanni Grey-Thompson on her way to gold
Tanni Grey-Thompson leads the field, on her way to winning the 800m in the Sydney paralympics
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