Photos of the week!

This dump truck became wedged under a bridge for five days in Lanzhou, in China’s Gansu Province, after its driver claimed the loader ‘suddenly flipped up’ as he approached. (Rex)

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German photographer Anne Berlin captured this remarkable ‘Alice in Wonderland’ style rapeseed field in Luoping, China (Caters)

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Pilot of Austria jumps out of the capsule during the final manned flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico in this October 14, 2012 handout photograph. REUTERS/Red Bull Stratos/Handout

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A daredevil surfer takes on a 60ft wall of water called The Cribbar, but nicknamed ‘The Widow Maker’ in Newquay as storms whipped up the surf on the south coast. (SWNS)

 

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Treacherous: Miners in Indonesia brave acid lakes and toxic smoke while searching for sulphur on the Ijen volcano (Caters)

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Spectators take pictures from the roof of a building as the space shuttle Endeavour slowly moves along city streets in Los Angeles (AP)


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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama lock horns for a second time as they debated energy policy during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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A sailing boat makes its way along the Fylde Coast in Fleetwood on Wednesday, as heavy rain clouds gather ominously overhead. (Dave Thompson/PA Wire)