UK

News Pictures Of The Day: Thursday 27th March 2014

27/03/2014 01:30 GMT | Updated 27/03/2014 18:59 GMT

Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post brings you the very best news and sports images, from around the world chosen and created by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza and Michael Cripps.

huffpostpicstwitter

nick clegg

nick clegg

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg attempts fabrication skills needed at the site during a visit to Sheffield Steel Peloton Field Cycles in Sheffield, during a regional tour were he attended the launch of the Tour de France festival and he labelled the first yellow special edition of Henderson's Sauce

The official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie trailer has been released starring Megan Fox

dulux colour

Winner of Colour Moment of the Year = The Color Run

Dulux Colour Awards

Dubbed 'the happiest 5k on the planet', The Color Run joined a host of other winners last night in being recognised at the second annual Dulux Let's Colour Awards. Presented at the Old Truman Brewery, east London, and hosted by esteemed fashion commentator Hilary Alexander, the awards celebrated the most bold, brilliant and transformative uses of colour across the creative industries and beyond. Dulux brought on a stellar judging panel of industry and media experts for the second year of the awards, tasked with nominating the shortlist and selecting the final winners. Their varied backgrounds reflected the diversity of the awards and included Sandie Dawe MBE, Chief Executive of Visit Britain, Chloe Macintosh, Creative Director and Co-Founder of online interiors phenomenon, Made.com, Elliot Wagland, Picture Editor at The Huffington Post, Karen Haller, Applied Colour Psychologist; as well as members of the Dulux Colour & Design team.

the queen

Queen Elizabeth II visits Lloyd's of London in the City of London to commemorate the market's 325th anniversary.

tony benn funeral

tony benn funeral

Dulux Colour Awards

British member of parliament George Galloway attends the funeral of British veteran left-wing politician Tony Benn at St Margaret's Church in central London

snow

Spring snow today at Hartside on the Cumbrian Boarder.

pope obama

pope

pope

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Pope Francis, Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the Vatican

boris

Mayor of London Boris Johnson riding a 'Boris Bike' painted yellow 100 days before the Tour de France arrives in the capital. To mark the occasion the Mayor is releasing 101 special-edition yellow Barclays Cycle Hire bikes into general circulation across London.

emma watson

Emma Watson attends the New York premiere of Paramount Pictures' 'Noah' at the Ziegfeld Theatre on March 26, 2014 in New York City

russell crowe

50 Cent and actor Russell Crowe attend the 'Noah' New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theatre

tony benn

tony benn

Tony Benn's coffin arrives at the Palace of Westminster to be placed in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft.

Dulux Colour Awards

boris johnson

London Mayor Boris Johnson sits on one of the 100 special bikes being placed around London to mark that there are 100 days to the start of the Tour de France, he is joined by a group of children all dressed in yellow jerseys.

david beckham

beckham rainforest

David Beckham has visited the Yanomami tribe in Brazil in the run-up to the 2014 World Cup, and met their most prominent spokesperson Davi Kopenawa, known as the ‘Dalai Lama of the Rainforest’. While filming a TV program in Brazil, Beckham visited the Yanomami territory and asked Davi Kopenawa for permission to enter the reserve. Beckham and Davi talked about the problems that the Yanomami face, especially the illegal gold-mining on their land.

astronauts

soyuz launch

This long exposure photograph shows the flight path of the Soyuz TMA-12M rocket as it launches carrying Expedition 39 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Steven Swanson of NASA, and Flight Engineer Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos to the International Space Station, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Skvortsov, Swanson, and Artemyev will spend the next six months aboard the International Space Station.