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The day in pictures - 27 November 2012

Windsor, Berkshire

British pomp and ceremony were on display today to welcome the Amir of Kuwait for his high profile state visit to the UK.

The Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, is followed by Britain's Prince Philip as he inspects 1st Battalion Irish Guards. Credit: Reuters

Pfaffenhofen, Austria

Every November and January, people in western Austria dress-up in Perchten costumes and parade through the streets to perform a 1500 year-old pagan ritual to disperse the ghosts of winter.

Woodcarver Markus Spiegel places goat horns on a traditional Perchten mask at a workshop in Pfaffenhofen. Credit: Reuters

Dunfermline, Fife

The 14th World Scotch Pie Championships take place in Dunfermline. The results will be announced early next year.

Head Judge Robert Ross views scotch pies during judging of the 14th World Scotch Pie Championship. Credit: PA

Baghdad, Iraq

About 789 Iraqi policemen graduated after a 60-day training course at an academy in Baghdad.

Iraqi federal police demonstrate their skills during their graduation ceremony at a federal police training academy in Baghdad.

Yokohama, Japan

Penguins dressed in Christmas outfits are paraded through an amusement park in Japan.

Penguins clad in Christmas-themed outfits walk during an event at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise in Yokohama. Credit: Reuters

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Even an eye-catching NFL debut by running back Bryce Brown failed to halt Philadelphia's downward slide as the Carolina Panthers beat the nose-diving Eagles 30-22.

Philadelphia Eagles fans react to the Eagles' loss to the Carolina Panthers during their NFL game in Philadelphia. Credit: Reuters

Seaham, County Durham

A woman's body was found in North Wales after a river burst its banks, forcing people from their homes. Hundreds of flood and weather warnings remained in place across the country.

North Easterly winds bring gales and huge waves to the North East coastline as the harbour at Seaham takes the brunt of the storm. Credit: PA