A selection of striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Yeshiel Panchia / EPA Image caption South Africa fans in Pretoria celebrate their team’s Rugby World Cup Final win over England. The 32-12 victory under Siya Kolisi, the team’s first black captain, was a symbolic moment for the Springboks. Image copyright Jane Barlow / PA Media Image caption Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon has a coffee in a cafe in Rutherglen, near Glasgow. As she launched her party’s campaign for the UK general election, Ms Sturgeon said the vote on 12 December would be “the most important in our lifetime”. Image copyright Will Oliver / EPA Image caption The Liberal Democrat party leader Jo Swinson, who made a campaign visit to Free Rangers Forest School Nursery in North Somerset on Thursday, said the general election on 12 December could be “a moment for seismic change”. Image copyright Stephanie Keith / Reuters Image caption A boy from the Lakota community places a sacred staff on a horse’s nose on the Cheyenne River reservation in South Dakota, USA, as Brad Upton, the great-great-grandson of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre, formally apologised to the Lakota people. Image copyright Tom Brenner / Reuters Image caption Former President Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone leaves in his car following the second day of his criminal trial at the US District Court in Washington. Image copyright Lionel Bonaventure / AFP Image caption Japanese breakdancer Ami Yuasa performs during a photo session at the Red Bull BC One World Championships in Mumbai. Image copyright Ben Birchall / PA Media Image caption Green Party Co-Leader Sian Berry, parliamentary candidate Carla Denyer and Deputy Leader and parliamentary candidate Amelia Womack (l to r) at the launch of the party’s general election manifesto in Bristol. Image copyright Richard Pohle / Reuters Image caption The Queen arrives to bury a time capsule at the Royal British Legion Industries Village in Aylesford, south-east England. Image copyright Hannah Mc Kay / Reuters Image caption A Chelsea Pensioner holds a cross in the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London. All photographs belong to the copyright holders as marked. News Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.