In Pictures: Crowds gather to mark Eid in the UK and around the world

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British Muslims have been observing the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr.

The festival marks the end of the Ramadan holy month, when devout Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset.

Eid celebration – Birmingham
Thousands of people attend Birmingham’s Eid celebration of the end of Ramadan (Joe Giddens/PA)

Eid Festival in Trafalgar Square
London mayor Sadiq Khan and Yusuf Islam – formerly Cat Stevens – on stage with the Voice of Peace children’s choir in Trafalgar Square (John Stillwell/PA)

Bangladesh Eid al-Fitr
Bangladeshi Muslims pack the trains in Dhaka to travel home for the celebrations (AM Ahad/AP)

Egypt Eid Al Fitr
A woman sprays snow from a can outside al-Seddik mosque in Cairo, Egypt (Amr Nabil/AP)

Pakistan Eid al Fitr
Pakistani faithful in Peshawar (Muhammad Sajjad/AP)

Philippines Eid al Fitr
Filipino Muslims gather outside the Blue Mosque in suburban Taguig city (Bullit Marquez/AP)

Egypt Eid Al Fitr
Muslims try to catch balloons distributed outside al-Seddik mosque in Cairo, Egypt (Amr Nabil/AP)

Malaysia Eid al Fitr
Malaysian Muslims offer prayers in Kuala Lumpur (Vincent Thian/AP)

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