Pictures Of The Day: 6th May 2013

06/05/2013 00:44 | Updated 06 May 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.

06/05/2013 18:47 BST

Helen Makes A Statement

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After her spectacular outburst at the weekend, Dame Helen Mirren took to the streets of London today parading a customised T-shirt to promote As One In The Park, a new LGBT festival for London to be held in Victoria Park over the next May Bank Holiday. Over the weekend, Mirren had stormed out of the middle of her West End stage performance as The Queen, in full costume, to tell a noisy street band outside the theatre to "shut the f*** up".

06/05/2013 17:41 BST

Equestrian - 2013 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

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Jonathan Paget (R) of New Zealand lifts the winners trophy as Camilla,Duchess of Cornwall (L) looks on during the showjumping test at Badminton horse trials on May 6, 2013 in Badminton, Gloucestershire.

06/05/2013 16:09 BST

Let's Roll!!

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Locals take part in the Stilton Cheese Rolling competition in Stilton, Cambridgeshire.

06/05/2013 14:48 BST

Not Sure About The Colour?

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting the newly built Turf Institute of the Bioengineering Branch under the State Academy of Sciences in suburban Pyongyang.

06/05/2013 13:58 BST

NSU Neo-Nazi Murder Trial Starts In Munich

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Wolfgang Heer (R) talks to Anja Sturm, who are the lawyers representing defendant Beate Zschaepe during a lunch break outside of the Oberlandesgericht Muenchen court building on the first day of the NSU neo-Nazi murder trial on May 6, 2013 in Munich, Germany. The main defendant, Beate Zschaepe, is on trial for her role in assisting Uwe Boehnhardt and Uwe Mundlos in the murder of nine immigrants and one policewoman across Germany between 2000 and 2007, and four other co-defendants, including Ralf Wohlleben, Holder G., Carsten S. and Andre E., are accused of assisting the trio. Zschaepe, Mundlos and Boehnhardt lived together for years undetected by police and called themselves the National Socialist Underground, or NSU

06/05/2013 13:25 BST

Let's Wrestle

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Wrestlers perform during the Lucha Va Voom's Cinco de Mayan show at the Mayan Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, California. Lucha Va Voom is the mixture of elements of Lucha libre, or masked Mexican professional wrestling, with comedy and striptease. Since 2002, the company has toured the US. For the annual Cinco De Mayo show, they have added some more “traditional” Mexican elements like Folklorico dancers, mariachis, Aztec dancers, tequila, and something called “tamales from outer space.”

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Wrestlers fight off the ring during the Lucha Va Voom's Cinco de Mayan show at the Mayan Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, California on May 05, 2013. Lucha Va Voom is the mixture of elements of Lucha libre, or masked Mexican professional wrestling, with comedy and striptease. Since 2002, the company has toured the US. For the annual Cinco De Mayo show, they have added some more “traditional” Mexican elements like Folklorico dancers, mariachis, Aztec dancers, tequila, and something called “tamales from outer space.”

06/05/2013 11:14 BST

Yoga Whilst Napping?

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This cat has clearly pushed the boundaries in sleeping positions as posted by one Imgur user with this caption 'He slept like this for half an hour'

06/05/2013 11:07 BST

David Beckham Watches PSG With Sons

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David Beckham and his sons, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz attend the football game between PSG vs Valenciennes in Paris, France.

06/05/2013 10:53 BST

Bangladesh Blasphemy Protest

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During a protest to demand that the government enact an anti-blasphemy law. The government in this Muslim-majority nation has rejected the groups' demands, saying Bangladesh is governed by secular liberal laws, Bangladesh

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Bangladeshi protesters set fires on a street during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, May 5, 2013. Police in Bangladesh's capital fired rubber bullets to disperse stone-throwing Islamic activists Sunday during a protest to demand that the government enact an anti-blasphemy law.

06/05/2013 10:39 BST

Jennifer Lopez Shoots New Video

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Jennifer Lopez is sighted as she films a commercial on the beach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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