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Ballet and Boris: Wednesday’s News in Pictures

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Scottish Ballet's bold and powerful The Scandal At Mayerling is coming to Eden Court in Inverness and His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen.

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A gallery employee looks at Raphael’s ‘The Terranuova Madonna’ during a photocall for the Credit Suisse Exhibition: Raphael, at the National Gallery, London. The exhibition is one of the first ever to explore Raphael’s complete career including his paintings and drawings as well as his work in architecture, poetry, sculpture, tapestry and prints. Picture via PA.
Sculptor Bruce Hansing paints a crocodile face on a Easter egg, one of nine individually hand-crafted eggs, in his workshop at Longleat, where the giant eggs are to be placed around the grounds for people to hunt and collect letters to solve a riddle. Picture via PA.
A health worker in protective suit takes a throat swab sample from a resident at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing. Picture by AP.
With Mount Fuji in the background, a stand-up paddleboarder cruises near a Torii gate, an entrance gate to a Shinto shrine, in Sagami Bay in Zushi, south of Tokyo. Picture by AP.
Ukrainian serviceman walks on a destroyed bridge between the village of Dytiatky and Chernobyl, Ukraine. Picture by AP.
(Left to right) Health Secretary Sajid Javid, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak talk to a member of staff as they look at a CT scanner during a visit to the New Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Picture via PA.
Patsy Sheehan (right), from Limerick, holds a Stop Putin sign outside Leinster House, Dublin, as President Zelensky of Ukraine addresses the Oireachtas. Picture date: Wednesday April 6, 2022. PA Photo. See PA story POLITICS Ukraine Ireland. Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire
The Prince of Wales unveils a plaque during a visit to Tebay Services in Cumbria to mark it’s 50th anniversary. Picture via PA.

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