Pictures Of The Day Live: 13th December 2012

13/12/2012 07:58 | Updated 13 December 2012

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13/12/2012 20:58 GMT

MasterChef Serves Up Joint Winners


MasterChef judges served up a first tonight - by declaring joint winners in the final of the latest series. Keri Moss, 41, and Anton Piotrowski, 30, shared the title as MasterChef: The Professionals reached its climax and they still could not be separated. The pair had been through four intense weeks of heats and a tough semi-final during which they had battled head-to-head but both went on to win a place in the final with fellow contestant Oli Boon, 23.

13/12/2012 18:19 GMT

Seeing Gold



Queen Elizabeth II views stacks of gold as she visits the Bank of England with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on December 13, 2012 in London.

13/12/2012 18:18 GMT

On The Scrapheap


An employee positions a scrapped vehicle chassis using a front-loader in the yard of the Desguaces La Torre scrapyard in Madrid, Spain, on Thursday, December 13.

13/12/2012 18:17 GMT

Sweden Celebrate Light


Swedish children take part in a Lucia concert in a church at the open air museum of Skansen on December 13, 2012 in Stockholm. On December 13, Sweden, Estonia, Denmark, Norway, and Finland, celebrate Saint Lucia, a celebration of light that sees every school and day care picking one Lucia.

13/12/2012 15:57 GMT

Girls Night Out

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Heather Locklear and daughter Ava Sambora attend the premiere of Universal Pictures "This is 40" at the Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

13/12/2012 15:49 GMT

Jack Frost Has Been Hard At Work

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A young girl runs along a frost covered path near Thirsk, North Yorkshire as temperatures stayed below freezing today.

13/12/2012 15:17 GMT

North Korea Rocket Launch

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In this image made from video, North Korea's Unha-3 rocket lifts off from the Sohae launching station in Tongchang-ri, North Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. A satellite that North Korea launched on board a long-range rocket is orbiting normally, South Korea said on Thursday, following a defiant lift-off that drew a wave of international condemnation.

13/12/2012 14:49 GMT

70th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations

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Actresses Jessica Alba and Megan pose during the 70th Annual Golden Globes Awards Nominations at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 13, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.


13/12/2012 14:38 GMT

Inside The New British Library Storage Building


An extendable platform vehicle operates amongst the shelving racks in the newly constucted newspaper storage building of the British Library in Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire.

13/12/2012 12:56 GMT

Matthew McConaughey 'Arrested'

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Painfully thin Matthew McConaughey, shoeless and with his pants undone on the set of 'The Dallas Buyers Club' in New Orleans, Louisiana. In the scene, McConaughey's character stops traffic, delirious before getting escorted away by police.


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