The UK's week in pictures: Liverpool attack, Azeem Rafiq, and RRS Sir David Attenborough

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

This week, the UK terrorist threat level was raised to "severe" after an attempted bomb attack on Liverpool Women's Hospital, cricketer Azeem Rafiq gave evidence of racial abuse he and other players suffered at Yorkshire County Cricket Club, and the RRS Sir David Attenborough arrived in Portsmouth to take on fuel before departing the UK for its maiden voyage to Antarctica.

Updated: November 19th 2021, 2:58 PM