The UK week in pictures: Tube strikes, ovation for Prystaik, and the Atherstone ball game

'The National' selects the most striking photos from across Britain over the past week

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This week, Ambassador of Ukraine to the UK Vadym Prystaiko received a standing ovation from MPs in the House of Commons as he sat in the public gallery, Londoners struggled through days of travel misery as Tube strikes wreaked havoc on millions of journeys, and players took part in the traditional Atherstone Ball Game, which honours a match played between Leicestershire and Warwickshire in 1199.

Updated: March 04, 2022, 2:59 PM