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Pictures Of The Day: 24th April 2013

31/01/2013 17:57 | Updated 24 April 2013

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew Tucker and Tahira Mirza.

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24/04/2013 17:59 BST

World-Famous Authors Come Together To Support World Book Night 2013

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Graeme Simsion (left) Jude Kelly (second left) Mark Haddon (centre), Julie Kingsford (second right) CEO World Book Night, and David Nicholls (right) attend World Book Night 2013 'Casino Royale' cocktail party at the South Bank Centre, London.

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David Nicholls attends the World Book Night 2013 'Casino Royale' cocktail party at the South Bank Centre, London.

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Rose Tremain poses during World Book Night event at the South Bank Centre, London

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Mark Haddon attends the World Book Night 2013 'Casino Royale' cocktail party at the South Bank Centre, London.

Best-selling authors gathered at London's Southbank to support World Book Night 2013, in which half a million books were given away across the country to support the nation's love of reading.

24/04/2013 16:13 BST

Don't Shout Brian

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British Prime Minister David Cameron talks with actor Brian Blessed prior to Blessed attending a photocall organised by the National Anti-Vivisection Society on 'World Day for Laboratory Animals' in which a post card signed by celebrities in support of greater transparency on animal research will be delivered to 10 Downing Street on April 24, 2013 in London, England.

24/04/2013 13:50 BST

Selena Gomez Models For Adidas

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Selena Gomez shows her street style modelling adidas NEO. Justin Bieber's on-off girlfriend is adidas NEO Label's style ambassador.

24/04/2013 13:01 BST

Louis Smith Does Zumba

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Jade Ewen (L) and Louis Smith attend a photocall to launch Zumba Fitness' Great Calorie Drive initiative at Columbo Centre on April 24, 2013 in London, England.

24/04/2013 13:01 BST

Astronaut vs. Robonaut

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Following a session of Robonaut 2 operations controlled by ground personnel, Expedition 35 Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy has a few light moments with the robot in the Destiny Laboratory onboard the Earth-orbiting International Space Station. Robonaut 2 is the first humanoid robot to travel to space and the first U.S.-built robot to visit the space station.

24/04/2013 11:55 BST

15 killed In Building Collapse

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Bangladeshi civilian volunteers assist in rescue operations after an eight-storey building collapsed in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on April 24, 2013. At least 15 people were killed and many more feared dead when an eight-storey building housing a market and garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh on Wednesday, officials said.

24/04/2013 11:09 BST

Dig Out The Sandals - Spring Has Sprung!

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Bask in the Spring rays has it looks like an early Summer is heating up in the UK.

24/04/2013 10:52 BST

Is That The Same Woman?

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Lara Flynn Boyle as she appeared in Wayne's World in 1992 (left) and Lara Flynn Boyle attends the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosts a 'Wayne's World' reunion at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on April 23, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (right)

24/04/2013 10:25 BST

Wayne's World Star Reunited

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Dana Carvey and Mike Myers attends Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Hosts A 'Wayne's World' Reunion at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on April 23, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.

24/04/2013 10:05 BST

He's Got It Licked

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Robert De Niro and cat Lil Bub attend the Directors Brunch during the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on April 23, 2013 in New York City.

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