Pictures of the week: Royals, reconstructions and rockets

Our pick of the best images from the last seven days.

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Sri Lanka Ahead Celebrate 70th Independent Day

Sri Lankan military carrying the national flags during the 70th Independence Day celebration rehearsal in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)

Lambing season

A new mum in her pen as she looks after her two newborn lambs at The Olde House, Chapel Amble, Cornwall, where lambing season is a few weeks earlier than the rest of the country due to much milder Cornish weather. (PA)

The First Brit: Secrets Of The 10,000 Year Old Man screening

Full facial reconstruction model of a head based on the skull of Britain’s oldest complete skeleton on display during a screening event of The First Brit: Secrets Of The 10,000 Year Old Man at The Natural History Museum, in London. (PA)

Britain Royals

The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery stage a 41-Gun Royal Salute to celebrate the 66th anniversary of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Pyeongchang Olympics

A large North Korean flag hangs from an apartment building at the Olympic Village prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

London Zoo Stock Take – Photocall

Lions in their enclosure during the ZSL London Zoo annual stock in London, England. (Joe Maher/Getty Images)

Snow in Germany

People ski during winter weather in the Thuringian Forest near Oberhof, Germany. The winter weather with temperatures below the freezing point will continue the next days, according to forecasts. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

SpaceX New Rocket Launch

A Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket lifts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. The Falcon Heavy has three first-stage boosters, strapped together with 27 engines in all. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Remembering those lost

A firefighter climbs steps past 128 pairs of shoes representing each person who died in a fire last year in Georgia on display as part of the annual Georgia Firefighters Recognition Day at the state Capitol in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Club co-handler Al Dereume holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 132nd celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney. Phil’s handlers said that the groundhog has forecast six more weeks of winter weather. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Syria conflict continues

Syrian Kurds march in the northern Syrian city of Afrin during a demonstration denouncing the military operation by the Turkish army against the Kurdish YPG forces in Syria’s Kurdish enclave. (Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images)

African Sea Goddess

A woman is seen performing a ritual for the African sea goddess Yemanja, at a beach in Montevideo, Uruguay. Thousands of worshippers come to the beach on Yemanja’s feast day, bearing candles, flowers, perfumes and fruit to show their gratitude for her blessings. The celebration coincides with the Roman Catholic Feb. 2 feast day of the Virgin of Candelaria. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)

Students At The Royal Holloway College Re-create Famous Suffrage March

Students pose after re-creating a suffragette protest march through the town centre, at Royal Holloway, University of London in Egham, England. The event was held to mark the 100th anniversary of the Representation of People Act 1918, which gave women the vote. Emily Davison, the suffragette who was killed when she was struck by the King’s horse at the 1913 Derby, is an alumna of the university. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Taiwan earthquake

Rescue workers walk out from the Yun Tsui building, which is leaning at a precarious angle, in the Taiwanese city of Hualien after the city was hit by a 6.4-magnitude quake late on February 6. Taiwanese rescuers continued the terrifying task on February 8 of searching for survivors in a dangerously leaning apartment block that was partially toppled by an earthquake, despite regular aftershocks coursing through the building’s tottering structure. (Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

Super Bowl LII – Philadelphia Eagles v New England Patriots

Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles raises the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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