The week in pictures - 30 March to 5 April

Holy Island of Lindisfarne, England

Pilgrimage to the Holy Island

Pilgrims cross a sand bar at low tide to reach the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in Northumberland
Pilgrims cross a sand bar at low tide to reach the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in Northumberland Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

US Army base, South Korea

Sabre-rattling on the Korean Peninsula

Soldiers of the US Army 23rd chemical battalion demonstrate their equipment
Soldiers of the US Army 23rd chemical battalion demonstrate their equipment Credit: REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

Vatican City, Italy

Easter celebrations

Pope Francis kisses a child during a weekly general audience in Saint Peter's Basilica
Pope Francis kisses a child during a weekly general audience in Saint Peter's Basilica Credit: REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Aintree, England

Ladies' Day at the Races

Two women pose in hats for Ladies' Day at the Grand National at Aintree Racecourse
Two women pose in hats for Ladies' Day at the Grand National at Aintree Racecourse Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

Kotabari, India

Frog marriage ritual

Children watch a frog marriage ceremony, performed to appease the Gods, on the outskirts of Guwahati in northern India
Children watch a frog marriage ceremony, performed to appease the Gods, on the outskirts of Guwahati in northern India Credit: REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

La Paz, Bolivia

Flying save

Bolivia's The Strongest goalkeeper Daniel Vaca tries to stop the ball against Brazil's Sao Paulo FC
Bolivia's The Strongest goalkeeper Daniel Vaca tries to stop the ball against Brazil's Sao Paulo FC Credit: REUTERS/Gaston Brito

Knebworth House, England

Jousting tournament

A performer dressed as a squire is hit with a lance at the annual jousting tournament at Knebworth House in Hertfordshire
A performer dressed as a squire is hit with a lance at the annual jousting tournament at Knebworth House in Hertfordshire Credit: REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Sanaa, Yemen

Friday prayers

Children sit between women at Friday prayers during a pro-democracy rally
Children sit between women at Friday prayers during a pro-democracy rally Credit: REUTERS/Mohammed al-Sayaghi

Krasnoayrsk, Russia

Swimming in a frozen river

Members of a local winter swimming club walk along a frozen bank after bathing in the icy waters of the Yenisei River Credit: gg

Barrow-in-Furness, England

"Hello sailor"

The Duchess of Cambridge talks to Royal Navy submariners during a visit to BAE Systems in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria