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Pictures Of The Day: Live Photos From Monday 14th April 2014

14/04/2014 08:41 BST | Updated 14/04/2014 20:59 BST

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.

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the 44th world irish dance championship

An under 11's dance group perform a Ceili dance during the World Irish Dance Championship on April 14, 2014 in London, England. The 44th World Irish Dance Championship is currently running at London's Hilton London Metropole hotel, and will host approximately 5,000 dancers competing in solo, Ceili, modern figure choreography and dance drama categories during the week long event.

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Spring weather April 14th A car parked on a slipway on the banks of the River Thames in Richmond upon Thames in west London.

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A rabbit, a symbol of Easter, jumps over the obstacle at the traditional Easter market in the Old Town Square on March 27, 2013, in Prague.

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A dog pulls towards a penitent from 'San Gonzalo' brotherhood before he starts a procession on April 14, 2014 in Seville, Spain. Easter week is traditionally celebrated with processions in most Spanish towns.

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the aksaray museum

The Aksaray Museum, which is displaying Centuries-old mummies of adults, baby and cat dating back more than 1,000 years in the Central Anatolian province of Cappadocia, attracts both domestic and foreign tourists in Nevsehir, Turkey.

tony the fridge

Charity runner Tony Phoenix-Morrison, known as Tony the Fridge on The Mall as he completes back-to-back London Marathons while carrying a fridge.

johnny knoxville

Actor Johnny Knoxville (R) photobombs actress Jessica Alba at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

wayne rooney and juan mata

Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney of Manchester United pose with patient Emyr Hughes as they open a new £12 million gym facility at the Christie Hospital on April 14, 2014 in Manchester, England.

gentoo penguins

The Gentoo penguins at the Sea-Life Aquarium at the South Bank in central London, are fascinated to see the early arrival of seasonal Easter eggs, made from solid ice packed with fishy treats of sprats and herring, in the build up to the Bank holiday Easter weekend.

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barack obama

US President Barack Obama hugs Dr. Joel Hunter, senior pastor of Northland, A Church Distributed, during an Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House in Washington, DC on April 14, 2014.

cloughs of heaton sweet shop

Clough's of Heaton sweet shop Alan Clough weighs out some sweets in his shop Clough's of Heaton as he celebrates the shop being in his family for 80 years, but it has actually been open 116 years. The sweet shop was run by Alan's mother Edith until she was 95.

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Visitors look at the painting 'Tatiana and Bottom' of Swiss painter Johann Heinrich Fussli, as part of the exhibition of paintings 'Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner, English painting towards modernity' at Palazzo Sciarra Museum in Rome, on April 14, 2014.

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Pro-Russian men attack a police station in the eastern Ukrainian town of Horlivka Monday, April 14, 2014. Several government buildings have fallen to mobs of Moscow loyalists in recent days as unrest spreads across the east of the country.

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Men's London Marathon winner Wilson Kipsang during the winners photocall at the Tower Hotel, London.

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Alistair Darling leader of Better Together and former Chancellor of the Exchequer visits Walker Precision Engineering on April 14, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. A referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country will take place on September 18, 2014.

sophie matisse

Sophie Matisse, the great-granddaughter of Henri Matisse, stands alongside his work 'Blue Nude III 1952' at The Tate Modern in London, Monday, April 14, 2014. The artworks are part of the 'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' exhibition that runs at the gallery from April 17 until Sept. 7, 2014.

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'We got photobombed by Aaron Paul (Jesse pinkman from breaking bad) at Coachella yesterday'

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Series of wonderful images that were taken mostly by Falmouth University Marine and Natural History Photography students.

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Actor Zac Efron (R) accepts the Best Shirtless Performance award for 'That Awkward Moment' from singer Rita Ora (L) onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

new banksy artwork

The new graffiti street art piece, suspected of being a Banksy, which appeared on the side of a house on Fairview Road adjacent to St. Anne's Terrace, Cheltenham. The artwork, which shows three figures listening into a conversation at a telephone box, is just a few miles away from Government Communications Headquaters (GCHQ), which is responsible for providing signals intelligence and information assurance to the British Government and Armed Forces.

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pistorius

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the Pretoria High Court on April 14, 2014, in Pretoria, South Africa. Oscar Pistorius, stands accused of the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on February 14, 2014. This is Pistorius' official trial, the result of which will determine the paralympian athlete's fate.

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A Los Angeles Kings fan rocks out as he gets pumped up for overtime

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lal kach red glass festival bangladesh

Last day of the bangle month the people of Munshiganj district Bangladesh to worship the Hindu God Shiva. All of them getting themselves red colored all over the body by red lead or Vermilion. Each persons right hand have a sword and in the left hand have a skull. A China rose flower in their mouth. In their waist having a small red cloth and a hat on their head. In every group one person act like Shiva. They are dancing with their sword pointing upward. Tomorrow bangle New Year on April 13, 2014 in Munshiganj, near Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Left to right. Siblings Aaron, Alanna and Eoin Donnelly at the MCM Ireland Comic Con at the RDS in Dublin.

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Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha stop for a drink by a beach during their holiday on the Spanish island of Lanzarote in Teguise, Spain.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is seen playing wicket keeper and trying to catch a ball during a 2015 Cricket World Cup event at Latimer Square on April 14, 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.

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The Wizard of Christchurch casts a spell over the royal visitors, Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge during their walkabout in Latimer Square, Christchurch, New Zealand, Monday, April 14, 2014. The royal couple are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia with their son, Prince George.

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Mo Farah poses for the photographers after coming 8th at the Virgin London Marathon on April 13, 2014 in London, England.

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Runner dressed in a Spiderman costume passes by the Cutty Sark in Greenwich in the 2014 London Marathon on April 13, 2014 in London, England.

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