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Gallery: The week in pictures

Here are some pictures of events that took place the past week, courtesy of EPA, AFP and Reuters.

5:47 AM

Irish coach Schmidt battles on with suspected appendicitis

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt had to fight through the pain to guide his side to a November series clean sweep on Saturday, watching on with suspected appendicitis as they edged past Australia in a frantic game.

5:47 AM

Still early days for Australia, says new coach Cheika

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Disappointed Australia coach Michael Cheika said it was still early days for the side he took over a month ago after they lost for the second week in a row, a narrow 26-23 defeat by Ireland on Saturday.

5:47 AM

Sombre Wenger bemoans Arsenal's lack of efficiency

LONDON (Reuters) - A subdued and sombre Arsene Wenger was left to rue Arsenal's lack of efficiency after his team lost 2-1 at home to Manchester United on Saturday in a game they dominated.

5:37 AM

Ford to the fore as England beat Samoa 28-9

LONDON (Reuters) - Three-try England did enough to beat a physical Samoa 28-9 at Twickenham on Saturday, ending a five-game losing run and giving coach Stuart Lancaster food for thought ahead of next week’s tougher test against Australia.

5:37 AM

Factbox - Messi's next targets after La Liga record

MADRID (Reuters) - Following is a selection of targets and achievements that still elude Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi. Messi on Saturday set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals, surpassing the previous record of 251 set by former Athletic Bilbao forward Telmo Zarra six decades ago.

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Factbox - Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi

MADRID (Reuters) - Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who on Saturday set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals, surpassing the previous record of 251 set by former Athletic Bilbao forward Telmo Zarra six decades ago.

5:37 AM

Factbox - Lionel Messi's 10 greatest Barcelona goals

MADRID (Reuters) - Following is a selection of 10 of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi's greatest goals for the Spanish club. Messi on Saturday set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals, surpassing the previous record of 251 set by former Athletic Bilbao forward Telmo Zarra six decades ago.

5:37 AM

Messi leaves La Liga greats trailing

MADRID (Reuters) - If anyone had said when a callow teenager called Lionel Messi netted his debut La Liga goal in May 2005 he would break Telmo Zarra's top-flight scoring record within a decade they would have been dismissed as a lunatic.

5:37 AM

Messi sets La Liga record of 253 goals

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals when he grabbed a hat-trick in Saturday's 5-1 win at home to Sevilla.

5:32 AM

Ronaldo grabs double as Messi breaks goal record

MADRID (Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice as leaders Real Madrid subdued Eibar 4-0 on Saturday while Lionel Messi set a La Liga record of 253 goals with a hat-trick in second-placed Barcelona's 5-1 rout of Sevilla.

5:30 AM

Irish PM's party popularity hit by water levy protests - poll

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The popularity of Irish prime minister Enda Kenny's party has slumped since it announced the first non-austerity budget in seven years last month and mass protests against new water charges began, an opinion poll showed on Saturday.

5:16 AM

West not expected to demand Iran atom bomb 'mea culpa' in deal

VIENNA (Reuters) - World powers are pressing Iran to stop stonewalling a U.N. atomic bomb investigation as part of a wider nuclear accord, but look likely to stop short of demanding full disclosure of any secret weapon work by Tehran to avoid killing an historic deal.

5:16 AM

Callow United defence stands firm in smash and grab raid

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United's youthful and much-maligned defence stood firm to inspire their team to a 2-1 victory at Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday, their first away win under manager Louis van Gaal.

5:15 AM

Iran nuclear talks may be extended as U.S. sees 'big gaps'

VIENNA (Reuters) - World powers and Iran struggled on Saturday to overcome the differences preventing them from ending a 12-year standoff over Tehran's atomic ambitions, raising the prospect of another extension to the high-stakes talks.

5:15 AM

Chelsea win to stay top as City, United enjoy victories

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea beat West Bromwich Albion to stay top of the Premier League on Saturday while champions Manchester City kept the leaders in their sights and Manchester United demonstrated they are not out of the title race yet.

4:57 AM

Hamilton to lose no sleep over title battle

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - If Lewis Hamilton was a rattled man, facing a sleepless night before Formula One's title showdown on Sunday, he was not showing it.

4:57 AM

Uncertain Button determined to enjoy the moment

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Jenson Button is determined to enjoy every minute of Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, hoping it will not be his Formula One farewell but knowing it could be.

4:25 AM

Demonstrators clash with French police over protester death

TOULOUSE France (Reuters) - Protesters clashed with police in southern France on Saturday over the death of a young activist killed by a police grenade, in the latest of a series of demonstrations which have embarrassed the Socialist government.

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