The UK's week in pictures: David Amess vigils, Covid cases rise, and Queen Elizabeth

'The National' selects the best pictures from around the UK over the past week

This week, vigils were held for David Amess, the Conservative MP for Southend West who was fatally stabbed last Friday while meeting constituents in Leigh-on-Sea, south-east England, UK daily Covid cases topped 52,000, and Queen Elizabeth II spent the night in hospital for ‘preliminary investigations’.

Updated: October 24th 2021, 9:17 AM