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The day in pictures - 4th February 2013

Islamabad, Pakistan

A rainstorm hits one of the slums of Islamabad and residents use what they can to shelter from the storm.

A boy uses a crate to take shelter from the rain Credit: Reuters

Tehran, Iran

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he is willing to be the first Iranian astronaut to be sent into space.

The 56-year-old premier, a keen supporter of the country's space programme, was touring an exhibition of its scientists achievements.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, right, pictured at an exhibition to celebrate Iran's space programme Credit: IRNA

Leicester, UK

Jo Appleby, a lecturer in Human Bioarchaeology, at University of Leicester, School of Archaeology and Ancient History, who led the exhumation of Richard III's remains, speaking at the university, as tests have established that a skeleton found under the car park, is that of the lost king.

Jo Appleby, a lecturer in Human Bioarchaeology points to details of the King's skull Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Lahore, Pakistan

Taking a break from the mud and climbs aboard a buffalo.

A dog rests on a buffalo near Ravi River in Lahore Credit: Reuters

Birmingham, UK

Malala Yousafzai spoke publicly for the first time since being attacked by the Taliban last October to thank her many supporters across the world for their good wishes.

In a message recorded before her most recent operation on Saturday, she said she will continue her work fighting for the education rights of girls. She said:

"Today you can see that I am alive. I can speak, I can see you, I can see everyone and…I am getting better day by day. It’s just because of the prayers of people."

Malala Yousafzai said her mission remains the same, "to help people"

Yenisei River, Russia

A child looks across the frozen Yenisei River in the taiga area some 52 km (32 miles) south of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.

Keeping warm and admiring the view Credit: Reuters

Southwark, London

Former Cabinet Minister Chris Huhne has quit politics after pleading guilty to lying over speeding. He was once in the running to be Lib Dem leader but now faces a prison sentence.

Vicky Pryce and Chris Huhne in court today Credit: ITV News/Priscilla Coleman

New Orleans, USA

The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl XLVII at the New Orleans Superdome.

Full coverage of the game was watched by an estimated 150 million people and included performances from Beyonce, Destiny's Child, Jennifer Hudson and Alicia Keys.

Play is halted after half of the lights went out during the Super Bowl game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers Credit: Reuters

Canterbury, UK

Two rare tiger cubs have appeared in public for the first time.

The five-month-old Amur tigers - Kazimir and Arina, have been hand-reared from birth at Howletts Wild Animal Park, near Canterbury in Kent.

Arina plays in her enclosure Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire