The Week in Pictures: 2nd to 8th March

Firefighters from around the world tackling a blaze outside and inside an aeroplane at an international training base on Teesside. Credit: ITV News
The International Fire Training Centre, near Sedgfield, is now the main training provider for Libyan and Nigerian oil and gas fire fighters. Credit: ITV News
Schoolgirl Emily Crosby's curving spine, likened to a shark fin, before her 11 hour operation. Credit: ITV News
Doctors and patients celebrate the High Court's judgement to give Leeds another chance to keep their children's heart surgery services. Credit: ITV News
A very small number of Newcastle United supporters travel thousands of miles to Moscow to watch the Magpies play against Anzhi Makhachkala. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Protesters gathered outside Newcastle Civic Centre to voice their opinion about proposed cuts ahead of the final meeting. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
The Government announces plans to move 11,000 soldiers back from Germany - expanding Catterick Garrison and closing Claro Barracks in Ripon. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Schoolboys from a Tyneside school have published their own book of short stories. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
A Durham University student will have her experiment tested in space. Credit: NASA