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Smiling protester faces down EDL

In one of the most viral photos of the year, counter-protester Saffiyah Khan is shown smiling in defiance at a raging English Defence League (EDL) demonstrator in Birmingham. The protest was a response to the Westminster terror attack earlier in the year. (PA)

30 of the most memorable pictures of 2017

The last 12 months has been typically turbulent in Britain and all over the world – from Brexit fall-out to another general election, Trump in the White House and several tragic terror attacks.

These 30 images illustrate some of the most talked-about and defining moments from 2017, whether it was News, Sport or issues from across the world.