Pictures Of The Day: 28th February 2013

27/02/2013 21:03 | Updated 28 February 2013
  • Tahira Mirza Acting picture editor, The Huffington Post UK

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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28/02/2013 17:05 GMT

Watch Fulham FC Do The Harlem Shake

Watch Fulham FC doing their take of the Harlem Shake

28/02/2013 16:41 GMT

The Pope Flies Off In Style

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The helicopter with Pope Benedict XVI aboard flies past St Peter’s square at the Vatican on February 28, 2013 in Rome. Pope Benedict XVI boarded a helicopter to fly to the papal summer residence of Castel Gandolfo outside Rome, where he will stay until his powers formally expire at 1900 GMT.

28/02/2013 16:05 GMT

The Pope Sends His Final Tweet

Pope Benedict gave his final public address to 150,000 of the faithful in St. Peter's Square today, and sent his final tweet to over 1,500,000 followers on twitter. The Pope started tweeting from @Pontifex in December and quickly gathered a huge international following. Pope Benedict has been called the first Twitter and Facebook Pope because of his engagement with social media which has risen in influence during his tenure.

28/02/2013 15:48 GMT

Colombia Coffee Growers Protest

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Soldiers guard a roadblock set by small farmers on the Pan American Highway in Piendamo, southern Colombia, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Coffee growers across much of the country, blocked roads on the third day of protests asking government for support against falling prices

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A protestor burns tires at a roadblock on the Pan American Highway in Piendamo, southern Colombia, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Coffee growers across much of the country, blocked roads on the third day of protests asking government for support against falling prices

28/02/2013 15:42 GMT

Michelle Obama gets Stuck in

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First lady Michelle Obama and Food Network chef Rachel Ray taste one of the dishes prepared by the school chefs at the Eastside and Northside Elementary Schools in Clinton, Miss., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. The two tasted the fare served to 20 student "judges" of two separate typical school meals by the two school chefs. The visit is the first of a "Let's Move"" program, part of the Obama's two-day national tour, and the cooking contest is to be aired later in March on Ray's program.

28/02/2013 14:46 GMT

Mi Scusi, Non Capisco

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who speaks several languages, jokes about needing headphones to listen to Italian during a cultural event with Italian Foreign Minister Terzi, not pictured, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Rome is the fourth leg of Kerry's first official overseas trip, a hectic nine-day dash through Europe and the Middle East.

28/02/2013 14:34 GMT

The Pope's Last Day At The Vatican

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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his final greetings to the assembly of cardinals at the Vatican Thursday Feb. 28, 2013, before he retires in just a few hours. Benedict urged the cardinals to work in unity and promised his "unconditional reverence and obedience" to his successor in his final words to his cardinals Thursday in a poignant and powerful farewell before he becomes the first pope in 600 years to resign.

28/02/2013 14:16 GMT

Clegg Visits Warwrickshire

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Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg inspects the interior of an Aston Martin Vanquish during the BIS Manufacturing Summit at The Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon, Warwrickshire

28/02/2013 13:23 GMT

Harry Styles Shoe Culprit Found Out

14 year old Jade Anderson was probably not expecting to throw a shoe at Harry Styles when she went to see one of her Favourite bands One Direction let alone become famous because of it...well we think the whole thing was brilliance and take our ...err shoes off to you Jade!! get it!

Harry Styles was bowled over by fans at a One Direction gig on Tuesday night - and we mean that quite literally. The curly-haired heartthrob was floored when a flying shoe hit him in the googlies while he was on stage...Read full article here

28/02/2013 13:04 GMT

Jennifer Lawrence Poses For Dior Photoshoot

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Jennifer Lawrence Goes Elegant for new Dior Shoot

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