A week in pictures

Week in pictures: 11 – 17 September 2021


A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.

I think my favourite is the one taken at Kew Gardens in London. I have only ever been once and that was to see my highly commended image at the International Garden Photographer of the year. I would love to go back and spend a weekend there/

Botanical Horticulturalist Alberto Trinco holds the upturned leaf of a Victoria Amazonica at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, on 15 September 2021
DOMINIC LIPINSKI / PA MEDIA
image caption – Botanical horticulturalist Alberto Trinco holds the upturned leaf of a Victoria Amazonica – the world’s largest water lily species – at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London. Kew Gardens has set a new record for the largest living plant collection at a single site, according to Guinness World Records.
Icebergs are seen at the at the mouth of the Jakobshavns ice fjord during sunset near Ilulissat, Greenland, in September 2021
HANNIBAL HANSCHKE / REUTERS
image caption – Icebergs are seen at the mouth of the Jakobshavns ice fjord at sunset near Ilulissat, Greenland.
Lava flows down the side of Mount Merapi on 15 September 2021
AGUNG SUPRIYANTO / AFP
image caption – Lava flows down the side of Mount Merapi, Indonesia’s most active volcano.
A worker carries jute to a boat at a rural market in Munshigonj, Bangladesh, on 17 September 2021
MUNIR UZ ZAMAN / GETTY IMAGES
image caption – A worker carries jute to a boat at a rural market in Munshigonj, Bangladesh.
Claudia Castano touches the name of her brother German etched on a wall at the Empty Sky 9/11 Memorial in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attack
ROBERTO SCHMIDT / GETTY IMAGES
image caption – Claudia Castano touches the name of her brother German, etched on a wall at the Empty Sky 9/11 Memorial in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey. In a video released on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attack in New York City, President Biden paid tribute to the 2,977 people who lost their lives.

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