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 Saturday, 7 December, 2002, 18:34 GMT
In pictures: Miss World 2002
After rioting in Nigeria and the deaths of more then 200 people, the Miss World pageant came to London's Alexandra Palace. The contestants managed to put the problems of the past few weeks behind them to take to the stage and smile for the cameras.

Miss Turkey is crowned
A delighted Miss Turkey is crowned Miss World by last year's winner Miss Nigeria

Miss England and Miss Finland
Miss England, Danielle Luan, left, and Miss Finland

Miss Germany
The problems surrounding the contest were forgotten

Miss China and Miss Australia
Miss China and Miss Australia shine in eveningwear

Miss Russia and Miss Ukraine
Miss Russia Anna Tatarintseva, left, and Miss Ukraine Iryna Udovenko arrive in London from Nigeria

Miss World is famous for its old-style glamour
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