Week in pictures: 16 - 22 March
LONDON, WEDNESDAY: Chancellor George Osborne and Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander lead members of the Treasury team out of 11 Downing Street ahead of the Budget statement.
CRIMEA, MONDAY: Cossack men install a Russian flag and a Crimean flag on the roof of the City Hall building in Bakhchysarai after the people of Crimea voted to secede from Ukraine.
MANCHESTER, SUNDAY: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard celebrates his goal by kissing one of the cameras. He scored two penalties in a 3-0 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
MATHURA, TUESDAY: Indian revellers celebrate Holi, the festival of colours, at Dauji Temple.
LONDON, THURSDAY: Scarlett Johansson arrives on the red carpet for the UK film premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier at Westfield.
MANILA, TUESDAY: Students walk past a giant mural of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. The plane went missing on 8 March with 239 people on board.
BARTON, MONDAY: Happy Mondays star Mark Berry, aka Bez, joins anti-fracking protesters outside the Barton Moss exploration site near Manchester. The 49-year-old is reportedly planning to stand for parliament next year.
CARACAS, THURSDAY: Journalists take shelter behind a tree during clashes between police and anti-government protesters.
PRETORIA, WEDNESDAY: Oscar Pistorius stands in court with his sister Aimee on the thirteenth day of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.