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Pictures Of The Day: Monday 29th July 2013

28/07/2013 22:11 | Updated 29 July 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.

29/07/2013 16:27 BST

Competitors At The Virgin Active London Triathlon

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Gerry McCann prepares to take part in a 1500 metre swim for the Virgin Active London Triathlon at the Royal Victoria Dock, east London, to raise money for the charity Missing People.

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Olympic Athlete Jade Jones tries out a JetLev water flying machine in the Royal Vicotria Docks in east London as she makes her way to compete in the Virgin Active London triathlon, watched by fellow Olympians Louis Smith and Nicola Adams on a JetSki.

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Melanie Chisholm pictured competing in the Virgin Active London Triathlon, the world's largest event of its kind, at the Excel Centre in east London.

29/07/2013 15:35 BST

Men-Ups! Rion Sabean's Pictures Of Male Pin-Ups Reverse Gender Stereotypes

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Pouting and posing suggestively in tiny shorts and unzipped overalls, this bevvy of beauties would look at home on any top shelf. If they weren’t all blokes, that is.The images are aimed at reversing stereotypes and make up photographer Rion Sabean’s project Men-Ups! Read the story here.

29/07/2013 14:15 BST

Scotland's Tallest Free Standing Structure Is Demolished

Hundreds of people turn out to see Scotland's tallest free standing structure be demolished. Spectators lined beaches and chartered boats to see Inverkip Chimney come crashing down.

29/07/2013 13:03 BST

Shane Show His Silly Side

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shane warne

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Shane Warne fools around with his glass of drink as he and Elizabeth Hurley attend the Betfair Weekend, featuring the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, at Ascot Racecourse

29/07/2013 12:27 BST

A Feline Addition To Monopoly

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monopoly cat

To celebrate the launch of the Monopoly Cat token, a larger than life Monopoly Cat has arrived in London - in a bid to show the Scottie Dog exactly who’s really the top dog in the fast-dealing property turf war. The Cat’s arrival follows a month of voting on Facebook earlier this year, and an overwhelming response from fans and organisations from 185 countries around the world. The cat has been chosen to replace the Iron and has become the newest addition to the classic game from Hasbro.

29/07/2013 12:25 BST

Prince George of Cambridge Teapot

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Commemorative teapots and mugs created to celebrate the birth of Prince George of Cambridge by Tony Carter Ceramic Designs in Debenham in Suffolk.

29/07/2013 12:15 BST

Nick Clegg Returns To Work...

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nick clegg

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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam take the riverboat from their home in Putney to Westminster on his first day back at work after their holiday in Spain

29/07/2013 11:12 BST

Baby Panda 'Rice Meatball' Pictured In Taipei Zoo

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baby panda taipei zoo

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She’s a month old and she could not be more gorgeous. Meet Taipei Zoo’s newest addition, a female cub temporarily nicknamed ‘Rice Meatball’ thanks to her rotund appearance at birth. Read the full story here.

29/07/2013 11:11 BST

13-Year-Old Girl Fighting For Her Life After Stabbing In Moston, Manchester

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moston manchester stabbing

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Police and forensic officers at the scene of a stabbing in Moston, Manchester. A 13 year old girl has been left fighting for her life after she was the victim of an attack which also claimed the life of a man believed to be her father. The man who is understood to have launched the knife attack also died of stab injuries a short time later.

29/07/2013 11:00 BST

Thunderbolt And Lightning

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This image provided by NASA taken by one of the crew members aboard the International Space Station photographed this night view of storm clouds over Southern California July 21, 2013. Early morning lightning can be seen as a white blotch just to the right of center. The yellow colored area, beneath the grey clouds, which almost shines because of night lights, is part of the highly populated area of Los Angeles and San Diego. (AP Photo/NASA)

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A lightning strikes in Berlin, on July 27, 2013. Meteorologists forecast windstorm for Eastern parts of Germany for the coming days

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Lightning strikes during a thunderstorm in Ludwigsburg, Germany, Saturday

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Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates on the podium after winning the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 28, 2013 in Budapest, Hungary

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Angelina Jolie and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt arrive at Tokyo International Airport on July 28, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan

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Mohsin Al-Tajir with Wagyu cattlein Blackford, Scotland, as the Wagyu producers announce a major expansion to becoming the biggest producer in the UK and on-course to be the largest Japanese Wagyu beef producer in Europe by the end of 2014.

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Singer Britney Spears (L) and actress/singer Katy Perry attend the Los Angeles premiere of 'The Smurfs 2' at Regency Village Theatre

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Singer Britney Spears (C), sons Sean Federline, and Jayden James Federline attend the premiere of Columbia Pictures' 'Smurfs 2' at Regency Village Theatre

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Prince Charles, Prince of Wales presents the Westchester Cup at the Audi International Polo at Guards Polo Club on July 28, 2013 in Egham, England

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Prince Charles, Prince of Wales presents the Westchester Cup at the Audi International Polo at Guards Polo Club on July 28, 2013 in Egham, England

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Hundreds of thousands of people crowd Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on July 28, 2013 as Pope Francis celebrates the final mass of his visit to Brazil. Throngs of pilgrims attending World Youth Day (WYD) spent the night sleeping on the beach before Sunday's final mass, while the city's mayor said he expects up to three million people to pack the beach for the occasion.

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Marina Abramovic, Lady Gaga, and Robert Wilson attend The 20th Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit at The Watermill Center on July 27, 2013 in Water Mill, New York.

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David Wier of Great Britain embraces his son Mason after he won the mens T54 mile event during the International Para Challenge in the London Anniversary Games at the Olympic Stadium in London on July 28, 2013. AFP PHOTO/GLYN

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Great Britain's Kyle Powell gets tangled up the the flag after the Men's T46 100 metres during the Sainsburys International Para Challenge at the Olympic Stadium, London

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Great Britain's Richard Whitehead celebrates winning the Men's T42 200 metres during the Sainsburys International Para Challenge at the Olympic Stadium, London.

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Christina Aguilera attends NBC TCA Summer Press Tour held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel

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