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Pictures Of The Day Live: 7th December 2012

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helen flanagan and ed miliband

Helen Flanagan meets Labour leader Ed Miliband at The Sun Military Awards on Thursday night.

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san diego zoo

Riki-san, a 14-week-old clouded leopard at the San Diego Zoo, and his brother, Haui-san, unseen, make their public debut at the San Diego Zoo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. According to zookeepers, 13-pound Riki-san, although larger than his brother Haui-san, is the more timid cat and his coat pattern is darker and his rosettes more pronounced. The two male cubs arrived earlier this week from the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, where a very successful breeding program has helped to increase the population of this critically endangered species.

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Ed Miliband poses with his wife and their two children for this years christmas card.

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rodeo national final

Wes Stevenson of Lubbock, Texas rides Freckled Doll in the bareback riding competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Stevenson took first place in the go-round with a score of 87.0.

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  • Jesse Davis

    Jesse Davis of Power, Mont. rides Black Coffee in the bareback competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Winn Ratliff

    Winn Ratliff of Leesville, La. rides Good Times in the bareback competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. Ratliff took second place in the go-round with a score of 85.5. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Wes Stevenson

    Wes Stevenson of Lubbock, Texas rides Freckled Doll in the bareback riding competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. Stevenson took first place in the go-round with a score of 87.0. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Trevor Brazile, Style

    In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, All-Around World Champion Cowboy Trevor Brazile, watches his daughter, Style, foreground, rope an alligator during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Cowboy Fanfest, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Darrin Bush)

  • Tuf Cooper

    Tuf Cooper of Decatur, Texas comes off his horse while competing in the tie down roping competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. Cooper took first place in the go-round with a time of 7.40 seconds. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Tuf Cooper

    Tuf Cooper reacts after seeing his first-place time in the tie-down roping competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Houston Hutto

    Houston Hutto of Tomball, Texas successfully ropes a calf in the tie-down roping competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. Hutto took third place in the go-round with a time of 8.10 seconds. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Dean Gorsuch

    Dean Gorsuch of Gering, Neb. pulls down a steer in the first go-round of the steer wrestling competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. Gorsuch recorded a time of 3.50 seconds for second place. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Casey Martin

    Casey Martin of Sulphur, La. competes in the steer wrestling go-round during the first night of competition at the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. Martin took first place with a time of 3.40. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Ryan Jarrett

    Ryan Jarrett of Comanche, Okla. leaps off his horse in the tie-down roping competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Cory Solomon

    Cory Solomon of Prairie View, Texas comes off his horse in the tie-down roping competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Trevor Kastner

    Trevor Kastner of Ardmore, Okla. is thrown from the bull Alligator Chomp in the first go-round of bull riding on the first night of competition at the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Matt Reeves

    Matt Reeves of Cross Plains, Texas pulls down a steer in the steer wrestling go-round during the first night of competition at the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Casey Martin

    Casey Martin of Sulphur, La. tips his hat to the crowd after recording a time of 3.40 for first place in the steer wrestling go-round during the first night of competition at the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Ardie Maier

    Ardie Maier of Timber Lake, S.D. rides Top Gun in the bull riding competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Seth Glause

    Seth Glause of Cheyenne, Wyo. hits the dirt upon being thrown from the bull Game Face during the bull riding competition on the first night of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Jake Wright

    Jake Wright of MIlford, Utah rides Spring Blues in the saddle bronc go-round during the first night of competition at the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. Wright tied for second place with a score of 84.5. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Les Shepperson

    Les Shepperson of Midwest, Texas competes in the steer wrestling go-round during the first night of competition at the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. Shepperson took fourth place with a time of 3.70. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Wes Stevenson

    Wes Stevenson of Lubbock, Texas rides Freckled Doll in the bareback riding competition during the first night of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas. Stevenson took first place in the go-round with a score of 87.0. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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david cameron christmas card

The photo by Press Association Chief Political Photographer Stefan Rousseau of David and Samantha Cameron in Downing Street welcoming the Olympic Torch, being carried by Kate Nesbitt, that adorns their Christmas Card for this year.

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hillary clinton in belfast

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meeting First Minister Peter Robinson at Stormont Castle in Belfast as part of her four-day trip to Europe.

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snow monkey

Japanese macaque, commonly referred to as 'snow monkeys', take an open-air hot spring bath, or 'onsen' at the Jigokudani (Hell's Valley) Monkey Park in the town of Yamanouchi, Nagano prefecture. Some 160 of the monkeys inhabit the area and are a popular tourist draw

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The Crusty Demons perform before the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: The Crusty Demons perform before the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars at Etihad Stadium on December 7, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

  • Big Bash League - Renegades v Stars

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: The Crusty Demons do their stunts at half time the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars at Etihad Stadium on December 7, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

  • Big Bash League - Renegades v Stars

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: The Crusty Demons perform before the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars at Etihad Stadium on December 7, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

  • Big Bash League - Renegades v Stars

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: The Crusty Demons perform before the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars at Etihad Stadium on December 7, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

  • Big Bash League - Renegades v Stars

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: The Crusty Demons perform before the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars at Etihad Stadium on December 7, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

  • Big Bash League - Renegades v Stars

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: The Crusty Demons do their stunts at half time the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars at Etihad Stadium on December 7, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

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Landscape Photographer of the Year 2012 Awards Ceremony, New exhibition of over 100 images opens at the National Theatre, London

A free exhibition, showcasing winning and commended entries is on at the National Theatre in London and runs until 12th January 2013. The Awards are also accompanied by a full colour book – Landscape Photographer of the Year; Collection 6, which is available now. The 2012 Awards are held in association with Network Rail and you can find out more information at www.take-a-view.co.uk

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  • Sunset Stormclouds, Chichley Hill, Bedfordshire, England by Colin Mill (Commended, Classic view)

  • New Brighton Storm, Merseyside, England by Robin Hepburn-Evans (Category runner-up, Your view)

  • The Fairy Ring, Newry, Northern Ireland by Stephen Emerson (Commended, Your view)

  • Dawn Display on Rydal Water, Cumbria, England by Barry Hutton (Commended, Your view)

  • The Summer Milky Way, Selsey Bill, West Sussex, England by Simon Parsons (Commended, Your view)

  • Milton Pond, Trossachs National Park, Scotland by Omer Ahmed (Commended, Your view)

  • The New Forest, Hampshire, England by David Baker (Category winner, Living the view)

  • Heaven’s Hill, Symondsbury, West Dorset, England by Tony Gill (Commended, Your view)

  • Rojo, near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England by Scott Wilson (Commended, Your view)

  • The Royal Crescent, Bath, England by Alex Hare (Highly commended, Urban view)

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  • Grazing Cattle, Marleycombe Hill, Wiltshire, England by Ken Leslie (Highly commended, Classic view)

  • After the rain, Path of Condie, Kinross-Shire, Scotland by Stuart Low (Commended, Classic view)

  • Morning Has Broken, Dartmoor, Devon, England by Adam Burton (Commended, Classic view)

  • South Downs National Park, Hampshire England by Roger Voller (Commended, Classic view)

  • The 08:30 from Hamworthy crosses Holes Bay, Poole, Dorset, England by Graham Hobbs (Network Rail Award)

  • South Downs National Park, Hampshire England by Roger Voller (Commended, Classic view)

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tsunami warning

A station attendant (C) uses a loudspeaker to explain the train service situations for the Tohoku Shinkansen (bullet train) which connects Tokyo and northern Japan at Tokyo Station on December 7, 2012 following a 7.3 earthquake and tsunami alert. A one metre-high tsunami hit northeast Japan after a powerful undersea quake struck off the coast which was devastated in last year's quake-tsunami disaster.

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  • People use mobile phones as they are stranded at Sendai railway station in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 after trains were halted following a strong earthquake that struck off the coast of northeastern Japan. It is the same region that was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami last year. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA

  • High school girls and other customers react at a donut parlor in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 as a strong earthquake strikes off the coast of northeastern Japan. It is the same region that was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami last year. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA

  • Firefighters in a fire fighting vehicle call for residents to evacuate from coastal areas in Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 after a tsunami warning has been issued following a strong earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan. It is the same region that was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami last year. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA

  • JAPAN-QUAKE-TSUNAMI

    A station attendant (C) uses a loudspeaker to explain the train service situations for the Tohoku Shinkansen (bullet train) which connects Tokyo and northern Japan at Tokyo Station on December 7, 2012 following a 7.3 earthquake and tsunami alert. A one metre-high tsunami hit northeast Japan after a powerful undersea quake struck off the coast which was devastated in last year's quake-tsunami disaster. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-QUAKE-TSUNAMI

    A station attendant (C) explains the train service situation for the Tohoku Shinkansen (bullet train) which connects Tokyo and northern Japan at Tokyo Station on December 7, 2012 following a 7.3 earthquake and tsunami alert. A one metre-high tsunami hit northeast Japan after a powerful undersea quake struck off the coast which was devastated in last year's quake-tsunami disaster. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • JAPAN-QUAKE-TSUNAMI

    A station attendant (L) uses a loudspeaker to explain the train service situations for the Tohoku Shinkansen (bullet train) which connects Tokyo and northern Japan at Tokyo Station on December 7, 2012 following a 7.3 earthquake and tsunami alert. A one metre-high tsunami hit northeast Japan after a powerful undersea quake struck off the coast which was devastated in last year's quake-tsunami disaster. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Children cuddle each other while their mother makes a phone call as they are stranded at Sendai railway station in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 after trains were halted following a strong earthquake that struck off the coast of northeastern Japan. It is the same region that was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami last year. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA

  • People use mobile phones as they are stranded at Sendai railway station in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 after trains were halted following a strong earthquake that struck off the coast of northeastern Japan. It is the same region that was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami last year. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA

  • JAPAN-QUAKE-TSUNAMI

    People look at their mobile phones to check updated information on possible rail line suspensions following a powerful 7.3 undersea earthquake in northern Japan at Tokyo Station on December 7, 2012. A one metre-high tsunami hit northeast Japan after a powerful undersea quake struck off the coast which was devastated in last year's quake-tsunami disaster. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • People crowd at Sendai railway station in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 after trains were halted following a strong earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan. It is the same region that was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami last year. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA

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female skeleton

A woman with elaborate bronze Jewellery from the Middle Bronze Age (1550-1250 BC) is displayed at the State Museum of Prehistory in Halle, Germany. The discovery in the Saale district is only one of 7,000 pieces that will be displayed from now on in the permanent exhibition

female skeleton

A young woman looks at the "Princess of Trotha" from the 6th century BC at the State Museum of Prehistory in Halle, Germany, 06 December 2012. The lavish bronze jewelry that the young woman is wearing points out that she was wealthy. The discovery in the Saale district is only one of 7,000 pieces that will be displayed from now on in the permanent exhibition

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Members of the Royal Navy Window Ladder Display Team practice their routine in Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England.

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  • Media Preview For The 2012 British Military Tournament

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Members of the Royal Navy Window Ladder Display Team practice their routine in Earls Court exhibition centre on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The team will participate in the 2012 British Military Tournament which takes place in Earls Court on December 8-9, 2012. The tournament features over 600 servicemen and women and 160 horses it showcases military skills to raise funds for the armed forces. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Media Preview For The 2012 British Military Tournament

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Members of the Royal Navy Window Ladder Display Team practice their routine in Earls Court exhibition centre on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The team will participate in the 2012 British Military Tournament which takes place in Earls Court on December 8-9, 2012. The tournament features over 600 servicemen and women and 160 horses it showcases military skills to raise funds for the armed forces. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Media Preview For The 2012 British Military Tournament

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Members of the Royal Navy Window Ladder Display Team practice their routine in Earls Court exhibition centre on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The team will participate in the 2012 British Military Tournament which takes place in Earls Court on December 8-9, 2012. The tournament features over 600 servicemen and women and 160 horses it showcases military skills to raise funds for the armed forces. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Media Preview For The 2012 British Military Tournament

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Members of the Household Cavalry and the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery practice their routine in Earls Court exhibition centre on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The horses and soldiers will participate in the 2012 British Military Tournament which takes place in Earls Court on December 8-9, 2012. The tournament features over 600 servicemen and women and 160 horses it showcases military skills to raise funds for the armed forces. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Media Preview For The 2012 British Military Tournament

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Members of the Royal Navy Window Ladder Display Team practice their routine in Earls Court exhibition centre on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The team will participate in the 2012 British Military Tournament which takes place in Earls Court on December 8-9, 2012. The tournament features over 600 servicemen and women and 160 horses it showcases military skills to raise funds for the armed forces. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Media Preview For The 2012 British Military Tournament

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Members of the Royal Navy Window Ladder Display Team practice their routine in Earls Court exhibition centre on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The team will participate in the 2012 British Military Tournament which takes place in Earls Court on December 8-9, 2012. The tournament features over 600 servicemen and women and 160 horses it showcases military skills to raise funds for the armed forces. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Media Preview For The 2012 British Military Tournament

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Members of the Household Cavalry and the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery practice their routine in Earls Court exhibition centre on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The horses and soldiers will participate in the 2012 British Military Tournament which takes place in Earls Court on December 8-9, 2012. The tournament features over 600 servicemen and women and 160 horses it showcases military skills to raise funds for the armed forces. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Media Preview For The 2012 British Military Tournament

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Members of the Royal Navy Window Ladder Display Team practice their routine in Earls Court exhibition centre on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The team will participate in the 2012 British Military Tournament which takes place in Earls Court on December 8-9, 2012. The tournament features over 600 servicemen and women and 160 horses it showcases military skills to raise funds for the armed forces. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Media Preview For The 2012 British Military Tournament

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Members of the Royal Navy Window Ladder Display Team practice their routine in Earls Court exhibition centre on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The team will participate in the 2012 British Military Tournament which takes place in Earls Court on December 8-9, 2012. The tournament features over 600 servicemen and women and 160 horses it showcases military skills to raise funds for the armed forces. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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lord leveson

Lord Justice Brian Leveson speaks during a conference on 'Privacy in the 21st Century' in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 07, 2012. Lord Leveson is the Chair of the Leveson Inquiry investigating the role of the press and police in the phone-hacking scandal.

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ice water swimmer

ice swimmer

A winter swimmer swims in ice water of Beiling Lake on December 7, 2012 in Shenyang, Liaoning Province of China.

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Demonstration during the premiere of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" held at The Ziegfeld Theatre in New York.

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    Liv Tyler attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Andy Serkis attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Martin Freeman attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Ian McKellen attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Elijah Wood attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Aidan Turner attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

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    Stephen Hunter, John Callen, Mark Hadlow attend the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Andy Serkis attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Martin Freeman attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Ian McKellen attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Elijah Wood attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Aidan Turner attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Adam Brown attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Andy Serkis attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Martin Freeman attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Adam Brown attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Martin Freeman attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Elijah Wood attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Elijah Wood attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Aidan Turner attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Richard Armitage attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Martin Freeman attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Elijah Wood attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Richard Armitage attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Peter Jackson attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Andy Serkis and Elijah Wood attend the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Jed Brophy attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Elijah Wood attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Ian McKellen attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Dean O'Gorman attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Liv Tyler attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Patrick Stewart attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Lee Pace attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Peter Jackson attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Jed Brophy attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Andy Serkis and Elijah Wood attend the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Dean O'Gorman attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Elijah Wood attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Patrick Stewart attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Anthony Edwards attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Patrick Stewart attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Liv Tyler attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Richard Armitage attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Premiere - New York

    Richard Armitage attends the premiere of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

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President Barack Obama, right, and daughter Malia Obama, sing as Santa Claus arrives during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House.

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    US President Barack Obama (2nd L) alongside his daughter Malia (L), sing with actor Neil Patrick Harris (2nd R) and actor Rico Rodriguez (R) from the televison show 'Modern Family' during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by Harris, features US President Barack Obama and performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Barack Obama, Malia Obama

    President Barack Obama, right, and daughter Malia Obama, sing as Santa Claus arrives during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, Marian Robinson

    President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama and Michelle Obama's mother Marian Robinson, participate in the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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    President Barack Obama, right, first lady Michelle Obama, left, Sasha Obama, second from left, and Malia Obama, sing during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

  • Michelle Obama, Rico Rodriguez

    First lady Michelle Obama reads "The Night Before Christmas" with actor Rico Rodriguez during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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    Jason Mraz, left, and Colbie Caillat, sing during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama, Marian Robinson

    President Barack Obama looks at the stage as he sits with first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Sasha and Malia along with mother-in-law Marian Robinson during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama

    President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Sasha and Malia flip the switch to light the National Christmas Tree during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama, Marian Robinson

    President Barack Obama looks to the stage as he sits with first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Sasha and Malia along with mother-in-law Marian Robinson during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Michelle Obama, Rico Rodriguez

    First lady Michelle Obama reads "The Night Before Christmas" with actor Rico Rodriguez during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Rico Rodriguez, Neil Patrick Harris

    Rico Rodriguez, left, and host Neil Patrick Harris participate in the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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    President Barack Obama speaks during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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    President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama, participate in the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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    President Barack Obama, arrives with daughter Sasha Obama for the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama

    President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, not seen, and their daughters Sasha, left, and Malia react as they flip the switch to light the National Christmas Tree during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Michelle Obama, Rico Rodriguez

    First lady Michelle Obama reads "The Night Before Christmas" with actor Rico Rodriguez during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama,

    President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Sasha and Malia, sing during the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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    First lady Michelle Obama greets children during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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    President Barack Obama speaks during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama, Neil Patrick Harris, Rico Rodriguez, Marian Robinson

    President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Sasha and Malia, along with mother-in-law Marian Robinson, far left, and actors Neil Patrick Harris and Rico Rodriguez, right, are on stage during the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Colbie Caillat

    Colbie Caillat sings during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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    President Barack Obama, second from right, first lady Michelle Obama, center, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama and Michelle Obama's mother Marian Robinson, left of center, and others participate in the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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    Singer James Taylor performs for President Barack Obama and the First Family during the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama looks to the stage during the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Barack Obama, Sasha Obama

    President Barack Obama and his youngest daughter Sasha arrive on stage for the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Neil Patrick Harris

    President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and actor Neil Patrick Harris stand on stage together during the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama, Marian Robinson

    President Barack Obama looks to the the stage as he sits with first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Sasha and Malia along with mother-in-law Marian Robinson during the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama speaks during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

    President Barack Obama and first Lady Michelle Obama look to the stage during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. This year's giant blue spruce is new, transplanted in October on the Ellipse, south of the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • Barack Obama, Malia Obama

    President Barack Obama, right, and daughter Malia Obama, sing as Santa Claus arrives during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 01: President Barack Obama (L), Marion Robinson, first lady Michelle Obama, and daughters, Sasha and Malia, help light the National Christmas Tree on December 1, 2011 at the Ellipse, south of the White House, in Washington, DC. The first family participated in the 89th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama and the First Family leave the stage after lighting The 2011 National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on The Ellipse near the White House in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2011. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Marian Robinson (L) and Sasha Obama (2R) watch as US President Barack Obama points a microphone toward US first lady Michelle Obama while singing Santa Clause is Coming to Town during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse of the National Mall December 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama and others attended the event which included entertainment before the lighting of the National Christmas Tree. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama (C) alongside First Lady Michelle Obama (2nd L), Marian Robinson (L), daughters Sasha (3rd L) and Malia, sing with actor Neil Patrick Harris (3rd R), actor Rico Rodriguez (2nd R) from the televison show 'Modern Family' and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips (R) during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by Harris, features US President Barack Obama and performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama and the first family join performers while singing during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse of the National Mall December 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama and others attended the event which included entertainment before the lighting of the National Christmas Tree. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama sits alongside First Lady Michelle Obama during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris, features performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters, Sasha and Malia, prepare to push the button to light the National Christmas Tree during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris, features performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama and the first family join performers while singing during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse of the National Mall December 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama and others attended the event which included entertainment before the lighting of the National Christmas Tree. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama speaks during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse of the National Mall December 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama and others attended the event which included entertainment before the lighting of the National Christmas Tree. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama leaves the stage after speaking during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by Harris, features US President Barack Obama and performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama shakes hands with actor Neil Patrick Harris (L) during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris, features performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama speaks during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by Harris, features US President Barack Obama and performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama alongside First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha (2nd L) and Malia (2nd R), sing during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by Harris, features US President Barack Obama and performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Santa Claus walks past US President Barack Obama (C) and his daughter Malia as they sing with actor Neil Patrick Harris (2nd R) and actor Rico Rodriguez (R) from the televison show 'Modern Family' during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by Harris, features US President Barack Obama and performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama speaks during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse of the National Mall December 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama and others attended the event which included entertainment before the lighting of the National Christmas Tree. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama speaks during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse of the National Mall December 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama and others attended the event which included entertainment before the lighting of the National Christmas Tree. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama speaks during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by Harris, features US President Barack Obama and performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama and his daughter Sasha (top) sit alongside actor Rico Rodriguez (bottom R) from the televison show 'Modern Family' during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris, features performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters, Sasha and Malia, react after pushing the button to light the National Christmas Tree during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, on December 6, 2012. The annual event, hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris, features performances by Jason Mraz, Ledisi, James Taylor, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    US President Barack Obama arrives for the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse of the National Mall December 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama and others attended the event which included entertainment before the lighting of the National Christmas Tree. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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US internet security pioneer John McAfee is transferred in an ambulance to the national Police Hospital in Guatemala City, McAfee requested political asylum in Guatemala, his lawyer said December 5, 2012, after fleeing Belize where he is wanted for questioning over his neighbor's murder.

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Jessica Biel looks fierce in Dior on the cover of the January issue of ELLE Posing with some of fashion’s greatest visionaries in Paris, Biel proves she can rock any look and have fun doing it. In her interview with the magazine, Biel opens up about choosing that pink wedding gown, her honeymoon bliss, and even husband Justin Timberlake’s penchant for pie baking. (Photo credit: Thomas Whiteside / ELLE)

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GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 For 12 years the GDT (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen) has invited amateur and professional photographers from all over Europe to participate in this competition. GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 was awarded to Finnish photographer Tommy Vikars with his image 'The stargazer'. The photograph is a night shot of white-tailed deer, which are invasive to Finland, in winter at their feeding place. To capture this scene Tommy Vikars spent countless hours at night in the forest. He said, "In the dark it was extremely difficult to see what was going on and many images would come out useless." Featuring: Overall Winner:'The stargazer' by Tommy Vikars (white-tailed deer)

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  • GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 For 12 years the GDT (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen) has invited amateur and professional photographers from all over Europe to participate in this competition Tommy Vikars/2012 GDT European Wildlife Photographer

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Helen Flanagan and Katie Price arrive at The Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum in London, England.

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall are greeted by Air Chief Marshal Stephen Dalton as they arrive at the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Matt Dunham - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

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    The Prince of Wales (centre) and his wife Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall, obscured, are greeted by Sir Francis Richards, Chairman of the Imperial War Museum, as they arrive to attend 'A Night of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards' at the Imperial War Museum in London.

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Ashley Roberts attends the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    Katie Price arrives to attend 'A Night of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards' at the Imperial War Museum in London.

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    Matthew Morrison arrives to attend 'A Night of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards' at the Imperial War Museum in London.

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    Ralf Little arrives to attend 'A Night of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards' at the Imperial War Museum in London.

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attends the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Model Elle Macpherson attends the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Model Elle Macpherson attends the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attends the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attends the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Mark Wright attends the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Jamie Oliver attends the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall are greeted by Sir Francis Richards Chairman of the Imperial War Museum as they arrive at the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Matt Dunham - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Myleene Klass attends the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attends the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Jamie Oliver attends the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrives at the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Matt Dunham - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall are greeted by Air Chief Marshal Stephen Dalton as they arrive at the Sun Military Awards at the Imperial War Museum on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Matt Dunham - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

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X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger with finalists James Arthur, right, and Jahmene Douglas during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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    X Factor judge Tulisa during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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    X Factor judge Gary Barlow and finalist Christopher Maloney during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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    X Factor finalist Jahmene Douglas during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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    X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger with finalists James Arthur, right, and Jahmene Douglas during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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    X Factor judge Gary Barlow and finalist Christopher Maloney during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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    X Factor judge Gary Barlow and finalist Christopher Maloney during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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    X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger with finalists James Arthur, right, and Jahmene Douglas during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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    X Factor judge Tulisa poses for pictures with fans during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekends final.

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    X Factor judge Louis Walsh during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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    X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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    X Factor judge Gary Barlow and finalist Christopher Maloney during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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    X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger with finalists James Arthur, right, and Jahmene Douglas during a photocall at Manchester Central in Manchester, ahead of this weekend's final.

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'Boris' and 'Betty' the Bowmouth Guitar Sharks get acquainted at the National Sealife centre in Birmingham today. Betty arrived today from Blackpool to join resident Boris for what is hoped will become the first Bowmouth shark breeding programme

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Jessica Ennis of England poses with both the SJA Sportswoman Of The Year award (left) and the Pat Besford award during the SJA 2012 British Sports Awards at The Pavilion at the Tower of London

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The Cambridge mascot covers its eyes during the Oxford Cambridge Varsity match at Twickenham Stadium, London

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Shirtless spectators in the stands during the Oxford Cambridge Varsity match at Twickenham Stadium, London.

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Homeless person, Alex and his dog Gizzmo, dress in festive costume, on Victoria Street, central London, in an effort to bring a little Christmas cheer to office workers and to boost his donations

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes poses for a photograph at The Coldest Journey launch on board the SA Agulhas, the ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter on December 6, 2012 in London, England and pictured below in 2010.

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  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Sir Ranulph Fiennes poses for a picture at The Coldest Journey launch on board the SA Agulhas, the ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Sir Ranulph Fiennes poses for a picture at The Coldest Journey launch on board the SA Agulhas, the ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Sir Ranulph Fiennes poses for a picture at The Coldest Journey launch on board the SA Agulhas, the ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Sir Ranulph Fiennes talks at The Coldest Journey launch on board the SA Agulhas, the ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Actress Joanna Lumley and Sir Ranulph Fiennes pose for a photograph at The Coldest Journey launch on board the SA Agulhas, the ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

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    The Prince of Wales meets the public as he leaves SA Agulhas, where he launched 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales meets the public as he leaves SA Agulhas, where he launched 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: The ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter the SA Agulhas lies moored on the Thames in the early morning on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • Coldest Journey on Earth expedition

    The Prince of Wales with Sir Ranulph Fiennes aboard the SA Agulhas, where he is meeting members of 'The Coldest Journey' expedition, a bid to cross the Antarctic in winter led by Sir Ranulph.

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: The ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter the SA Agulhas lies moored on the Thames in the early morning on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: The ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter the SA Agulhas lies moored on the Thames in the early morning on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: The ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter the SA Agulhas lies moored next to HMS Belfast on the Thames in the early morning on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: The ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter the SA Agulhas lies moored on the Thames in the early morning on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: The ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter the SA Agulhas lies moored on the Thames in the early morning on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: The ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter the SA Agulhas lies moored on the Thames in the early morning on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: The ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes' polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter the SA Agulhas lies moored on the Thames in the early morning on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Sir Ranulph Fiennes speaks into a microphone during the The Coldest Journey launch on board the SA Agulhas, the ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: The ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter the SA Agulhas departs on the first let of its journey to Antarctica on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: SA Agulhas, the ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter, departs on the first let of its journey to Antarctica on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: SA Agulhas, the ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter, departs on the first let of its journey to Antarctica on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • The Coldest Journey Send-Off

    LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: SA Agulhas, the ship for Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ polar expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica in winter, departs on the first let of its journey to Antarctica on December 6, 2012 in London, England. The boat departs London at 15.15 today headed for South Africa, and then Antarctica. The expedition is raising funds for Seeing is Believing, the global charitable campaign tackling preventable and treatable blindness. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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