2010: the year in pictures

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The Independent Online

From the television debates preceding the UK General Election to the growing tension on the Korean peninsula, 2010 has had more than its fair share of memorable events. With advancements in camera phone technology and the ability to instantly publish images on social networking websites such as Twitter, capturing (and sharing) the moment has never been easier. However, simply being in the right place at the right time is still a key aspect when it comes to grabbing those truly memorable shots. Here we take a look back at nine images that we feel best sum up 2010.

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