The day's news in pictures: November 20, 2013

The day’s biggest stories from the UK and around the world in pictures

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has promised to enshrine annual scrutiny of reserve forces in law in an attempt to head off a Tory rebellion over the Government’s controversial Army reorganisation.

The Duchess of Cambridge has demonstrated her dedication to children’s emotional well-being by attending an education forum.

Prime Minister David Cameron has distanced himself from a proposal by Northern Ireland’s attorney general to end prosecutions in Troubles-related murders.

And two British activists arrested by the Russian authorities during a Greenpeace protest against drilling in the Arctic have been granted bail.

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