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Week in pictures: 9-15 July 2016

16 July 2016 - 12:48am
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Welcome 'invader'

16 July 2016 - 12:38am
Biriyani is the quintessential celebratory dish in India that dazzles as a sublime one-dish meal, writes historian and food expert Pushpesh Pant.

10 things

16 July 2016 - 12:37am
Ducklings are capable of abstract thought, plus more news nuggets.

Pregnant mental health patient 'pinned to floor'

16 July 2016 - 12:32am
A London mental health trust launches an investigation after a heavily pregnant patient is allegedly dragged from a seat and pinned to the floor by staff.

Craze to catch 'em all

16 July 2016 - 12:19am
Pokemon Go may be the biggest game on the planet right now, but what does it mean for the first generation of Pokemon masters?

Executed by the Germans

16 July 2016 - 12:19am
He was the "terrorist" whose execution bolstered a flagging British war effort. But why would a ship captain ever ram a submarine?

Car clocking ban called for by councils

16 July 2016 - 12:10am
A proposed EU ban on companies who provide mileage "correction" for cars should be retained by the UK and brought forward, the Local Government Association says.

Another weekend of RMT strikes on ScotRail

16 July 2016 - 12:01am
RMT union members working for ScotRail have started another two days of strike action over the role of train guards.

Newspaper headlines: Reflections on Nice lorry attack

15 July 2016 - 11:53pm
The early editions of the front pages reflect the aftermath of the Nice lorry attack that killed more than 80 people as they celebrated Bastille Day in France.

Left behind

15 July 2016 - 11:21pm
Henry County, Virginia, is almost certainly going to go for Donald Trump. But supporters say that a vote for Trump may really be more like a vote against Hillary Clinton.

Brazil reviews security measures ahead of Rio Olympics

15 July 2016 - 10:50pm
The Brazilian government reviews security measures ahead of next month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in the wake of the Nice attack.

How food, clothing and homeware bills are likely to rise

15 July 2016 - 10:19pm
Food, clothing and electrical items are likely to rise in price as a result of Brexit - but bills may not go up until next year

New day, new Chancellor, new economic policy?

15 July 2016 - 10:10pm
In all the fuss over the EU referendum and new prime minister it has been easy to forget that Britain's economic policy has changed radically.

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