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Last Updated: Monday, 4 August, 2003, 08:09 GMT 09:09 UK
Week in pictures: 26 July - 1 August
Fighting the fire from the air in Portugal
1 of 10
Forest fires are raging through Europe with the worst affected being France and Portugal.
Women cooling off in the water
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Finding ways to keep cool in Shanghai is getting tougher as temperatures of over 35C have been recorded for the last 19 days.
Lance Armstrong
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Lance Armstrong enters Paris to claim his fifth consecutive Tour de France title.
Mick Jagger
4 of 10
The Rolling Stones headline a massive open-air concert in Toronto to boost its recovery from the Sars crisis.
George Bush
5 of 10
US President George W Bush fields questions from the world's press at a rare news conference at the White House.
Felix Baumgartner in flight
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Austrian, Felix Baumgartner, is the first person to skydive across the English Channel.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, takes a tumble whilst opening a park in Istanbul.
John Leslie leaving court
8 of 10
TV presenter John Leslie says he has been "to hell and back" as two assault charges against him are dropped.
A poisonous Emperor Scorpion
9 of 10
A poisonous Emperor Scorpion turns blue under fluorescent light at Taipei Sea World.
The last Beetle
10 of 10
'Herbie' is no more as the last VW Beetle rolls off the production line.





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