Pictures Of The Day: 18th February 2013

17/02/2013 21:19 | Updated 18 February 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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18/02/2013 16:36 GMT

Dinosaurs on The Southbank

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Children react as a carnivorous theropod known as the Australovenator dinosaur walks through crowds along the Southbank, in London, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. The dinosaur is one of many that can be visited at the Earth's Dinosaur Petting Zoo, visiting from Australia, the creatures can be touched and fed at the Southbank Centre.

18/02/2013 16:20 GMT

Burberry Prorsum Arrivals - London Fashion Week 2013

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Rita Ora arrives to attend the Burberry Prorsum show during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013

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Gabriella Wilde arriving for the Burberry Prorsum Autumn/Winter 2013 Womenswear show at Kensington Gardens, Kensington Gore, London.

18/02/2013 15:41 GMT

Mindy McCready Found Dead

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Yellow crime-scene tape blocks off the home of Mindy McCready in Heber Springs, Ark., on Monday, Feb. 18th, 2013, the day after the country singer was found dead there Sunday in an apparent suicide. She was 37.

18/02/2013 15:28 GMT

Don't Get Caught Short - Toilet Fashion



A model walks the runway at the Louise Gray show during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013/14 at TopShop Show Space, sporting what appears to be a toilet roll on her finger

18/02/2013 15:25 GMT

Alleged Drug Smuggler Faces Press Conference


Vincent Roger Petrone of France (C) is escorted by customs security before a press conference at a customs office in Denpasar on Bali island on January 31, 2013. Petrone was arrested at Bali airport on January 29 for allegedly carrying four capsules of hashish, weighing 70 grams, at Bali International Airport in Indonesia, having arrived from Kuala Lumper. If convicted of smuggling the drugs into Indonesia, Petrone could face the death penalty, officials said.

18/02/2013 15:18 GMT

BBC Journalists Strike




BBC staff members pickets outside offices in Glasgow during a one-day strike against compulsory redundancies by the corporation. A strike by BBC journalists over jobs disrupted programmes including the flagship Today on Radio 4. TV news was also hit by the 24-hour walkout by members of the National Union of Journalists in protest at compulsory redundancies.

18/02/2013 15:12 GMT

Ed Meets Helle


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Ed Miliband, (R) leader of the British Labour Party chats with the Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt (L) during a meeting in the Danish Prime Minister's Office on February 18, 2013.

18/02/2013 15:09 GMT

Spanish Actress Candela Pena Experiences Wardrobe Malfunction

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Spanish actress Candela Pena holds her trophy after winning the Goya award for best supporting actress for her role in the film "Una pistola en cada mano" (A gun in each hand) during the Goya Film Awards ceremony on February in Madrid

18/02/2013 14:51 GMT

Bulagrian Accused Of Beheading

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Bulgarian Deyan Valentinov attends his trial at a court in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Spain, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. The trial opened Monday of a Bulgarian man who allegedly beheaded a British woman with a carving knife in a random attack inside a supermarket on the Spanish resort island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands. Prosecutors demand he should be sentenced to 20 years in a mental asylum because he has chronic paranoid schizophrenia.

18/02/2013 14:40 GMT

Tropical Islands Lures Winter Tourists

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Visitors lounge at the 'South Sea' beach at the Tropical Islands indoor resort on February 15, 2013 in Krausnick, Germany. Located on the site of a former Soviet military air base, the resort occupies a hangar built originally to house airships designed to haul long-distance cargo. Tropical Islands opened to the public in 2004 and offers visitors a tropical getaway complete with exotic flora and fauna, a beach, lagoon, restaurants, water slide, evening shows, sauna, adventure park and overnights stays ranging from rudimentary to luxury. The hangar, which is 360 metres long, 210 metres wide and 107 metres high, is tall enough to enclose the Statue of Liberty.

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