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Pictures Of The Day: 6th March 2013

05/03/2013 23:06 | Updated 06 March 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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06/03/2013 16:43 GMT

Hugo Chavez Paraded Through The Streets

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The flag-draped coffin containing the body of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez is taken from the hospital where he died, to a military academy, where it will remain until his funeral in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Seven days of mourning were declared, all schools were suspended for the week and friendly heads of state were expected for an elaborate funeral Friday.

06/03/2013 16:27 GMT

Robbie Williams Cameo Appearance

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Hitting the seaside in our finest threads for a few pints and a spot of fish ‘n’ chips. We are proud to present to you the Farrell Spring Summer 2013 collection film with a cameo from Robbie Williams.

06/03/2013 15:52 GMT

Myleene Klass Launches Swimwear Collection

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Myleene Klass (centre) at the launch of her first swimwear collection for Litttlewoods at Suffolk Place in London.

06/03/2013 14:55 GMT

Hold On To Your Hat Cardinal

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Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet holds on to his umbrella and his skull cap on a rainy windy day as he walks in St. Peter's Square after attending a cardinals' meeting, at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Cardinals are meeting to discuss the problems of the church and to get to know one another because there is no clear front-runner in the election of the new pope.

06/03/2013 14:53 GMT

Moncler Gamme Rouge Catwalk

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A model presents a creation for Moncler Gamme Rouge during the Fall/Winter 2013-2014 ready-to-wear collection show, on March 6, 2013 in Paris

06/03/2013 14:49 GMT

Mari And Her Baby

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A female Bornean orangutan named Mari is seen with her still to be named son at the Singapore Zoo on March 6, 2013. The baby orangutan was born on January 21 at the zoo -- the 40th orangutan birth to date -- which has the largest social colony of endangerd Sumatran and Bornean sub-species orangutans.

06/03/2013 12:46 GMT

Tight Squeeze!!

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Iraqi children sit in the trunk of a taxi in Baghdad's Abu Nawas Street as they return from school

06/03/2013 12:44 GMT

Ballet Star Held In Acid Attack

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Pavel Dmitrichenko, the star Russian ballet dancer is seen in Moscow. Dmitrichenko, who most recently played the title role in "Ivan the Terrible" at the famed Bolshoi Theater has confessed to the acid attack on the theater's ballet chief, Moscow police said on Wednesday.

06/03/2013 12:40 GMT

British Angler Lands Monster 250lb Arapaima

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British adventure angler Steve Townson achieved a lifelong ambition when he landed this massive wild arapaima estimated at 250lbs from Middle River Essequibo in Guyana, South America. Steve, who has travelled the world catching exotic fish and who runs UK-based company Amazon-Angler.com - a company specialising in South American angling holidays - caught the mighty fish, plus another weighing around 150lb, on a whole 2lb piranha bait. "The Arapaima is one of the world's biggest and mightiest freshwater fish and to catch them in the wild is a rare privilege," said Steve. "They are protected and cannot be removed by law for the table." As a result of his successful exploratory trip the River Essequibo, Steve has set up trips to the area for anglers who want to catch an arapaima.

06/03/2013 12:39 GMT

Boris Johnson Visits Raymond Blanc's Brasserie Blanc

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Mayor of London Boris Johnson meets workers at one of Raymond Blanc's Brasserie Blanc restaurants in the City of London where he urged the capital's food and hospitality firms to take on more young people as apprentices.The Michelin chef is taking on 21 apprentices at Brasserie Blanc restaurants across London and the UK, working in a range of hospitality roles including as chefs and front of house staff.

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Actress Halle Berry and actress Abigail Breslin arrive at the premiere Of Tri Star Pictures' 'The Call' at ArcLight Cinemas on March 5, 2013 in Hollywood, California.

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Naomi Watts attends the Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2013 Ready-to-Wear show as part of Paris Fashion Week on March 6, 2013 in Paris, France.

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Kate Moss presents a creation for Louis Vuitton during the Fall/Winter 2013-2014 ready-to-wear collection show, on March 6, 2013 in Paris.

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Funny face Cara Delevingne shows her zany side as she poses with fans at the Chanel show, Autumn Winter 2013, Paris Fashion Week, France.

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Dame Helen Mirren leaving the Gielgud Theatre after performing in the opening show of the stage play, 'The Audience' (top). Quite a change from Mirren's pink hair at the Oscars (below).

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Dame Helen Mirren leaving the Gielgud Theatre after performing in the opening show of the stage play, 'The Audience' (top). Quite a change from Mirren's pink hair at the Oscars (below).

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Cheryl Cole puckers up for the crowd as she performs in Girls Aloud concert 'Ten - The Hits Tour' at the MEN Arena in Manchester.

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Cheryl Cole puckers up for the crowd as she performs in Girls Aloud concert 'Ten - The Hits Tour' at the MEN Arena in Manchester.

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Actress Gemma Arterton launches British Airways 'Red Carpet Route' to Los Angeles, which will be operated on its superjumbo Airbus A380 from October 15. It will fly also fly to Hong Kong from November 15.

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Beyonce goes bleached blonde in new The Mrs Carter Show - World Tour advert, which she posted to her official Facebook page.

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Beyonce goes bleached blonde in new The Mrs Carter Show - World Tour advert, which she posted to her official Facebook page.

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In this photo released Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 by Miraflores Presidential Press Office, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, center, poses for a photo with his daughters, Maria Gabriela, left, and Rosa Virginia at an unknown location in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Chavez remains in Havana undergoing unspecified treatments following his fourth cancer-related operation on Dec. 11. He has hasn't been seen or spoken publicly in more than two months

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A model presents a creation for Jean-Charles de Castelbajac's Ready to Wear's Fall-Winter 2013-2014 fashion collection

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A model presents a creation for Jean-Charles de Castelbajac's Ready to Wear's Fall-Winter 2013-2014 fashion collection

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(Left - right) Mark Owen, Kelly Brook and Jason Flemyng attending the gala screening of Welcome To The Punch at the Vue West End, London

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(Left - right) Mark Owen, Kelly Brook and Jason Flemyng attending the gala screening of Welcome To The Punch at the Vue West End, London

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo (left) scores his teams second goal of the game

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Manchester United's Nani, 2nd left, is shown a red card during the Champions League round of 16 soccer match against Real Madrid at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England

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Nani of Manchester United reacts to being sent off during the UEFA Champions League match between Manchester United and Real Madrid at Old Trafford on March 5, 2013 in Manchester, United Kingdom

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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos (centre) scores an own goal past goalkeeper Diego Lopez (right) as teammate Xabi Alonso (left) looks on

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Rafael da Silva (L) and Ryan Giggs of Manchester United in action with Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid durign the UEFA Champions League match between Manchester United and Real Madrid at Old Trafford on March 5, 2013 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

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Manchester United fans welcome back Cristiano Ronaldo

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'You show me football and i'll show you a blue moon' Mila Kunis talks to Chris Stark off the Scott Mills show on Radio 1

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrives at the National Fishing Heritage Centre on March 5, 2013 in Grimsby, England. The pregnant Duchess of Cambridge is spending the day visiting Grimsby in the North East of England.

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Antony Worrall Thompson is chased by Made in Chelsea’s Funda and chefs in Covent Garden, London, as part of a new JUST EAT advert.

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