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Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 3rd October 2012

02/10/2012 22:33 | Updated 04 October 2012

Scroll down for some of the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Picture Editors Elliot Wagland, Matthew Tucker and Tahira Mirza:

03/10/2012 19:25 BST

TWEET TO WIN Mii

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A car is suspended from a crane to celebrate Auto Trader's 35-year heritage and to launch its New Car Drop competition, in London's Potter's Field. The SEAT Mii was suspended 35 metres in the air inviting the general public to coax it down on Twitter for a chance to win it and over 35 other prizes.

03/10/2012 19:19 BST

ESCALATING FASHION

louis vuitton

Models walk the runway during the Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2013 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 3, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)

03/10/2012 19:14 BST

RED DWARF RETURNS

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Robert Llewellyn as Kryten, Craig Charles as Dave Lister and Chris Barrie as Arnold Rimmer attend a photocall for the return of Red Dwarf with a new six-part series 'Red Dwarf X' on October 3, 2012 in London

03/10/2012 19:05 BST

SUPERSONIC

bloodhound

A full scale model of Bloodhound SSC inside a hardened shelter at RAF St Mawgan, Newquay, where the engine is on test. Engineers behind the £10 million Bloodhound supersonic car project said they were immensely satisfied with the landmark test of its hybrid rocket system, which was given the once-over in the hardened air hanger.

03/10/2012 17:34 BST

IN TWO MINDS

body worlds

An anatomical specimen is displayed at the 'Body Worlds' exhibition in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Creator of the exhibition, German Professor Gunther von Hagens, uses a preservation technique called "plastination" on real human bodies with the intention to teach people about the human body, to achieve better health awareness. The traveling exhibition will remain in Milan from Oct. 3 until Feb. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

03/10/2012 17:10 BST

UNDER HEAVY FIRE

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Smoke rises over Saif Al Dawla district in Aleppo, Syria. The U.N.'s deputy secretary-general says U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon made a strong appeal to Syria's foreign minister to stop using heavy weapons against civilians and reduce the violence that is killing 100 to 200 people every day.(AP Photo/ Manu Brabo)

03/10/2012 16:18 BST

SERENA THE DUGONG

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Serena, a dugong at the Toba Aquarium in Toba, Japan. Dugongs, a sea mammal related to the manatee, are rare in captivity.

03/10/2012 16:08 BST

OUT ON THE RANGE

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, left, visits a factory, producing weapons components in Klimovsk outside Moscow on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov stands at center. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexander Astafyev, Government Press Service)

03/10/2012 15:05 BST

LIGHTNING STRIKES

lightening

Stormy thunderstorms during the night that caught Split and its surroundings, has hosted a memorable spectacle that lasted all night

03/10/2012 13:31 BST

ALEPPO BOMB EXPLOSION

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A crater caused by bomb explosion in Aleppo Syria 03 October 2012. At least 27 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the blasts that happened in the city Saadallah al-Jabari Square near a military officers club and a hotel

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