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Pictures Of The Day: Live Photos From Monday 21st April 2014

21/04/2014 08:32 BST | Updated 21/04/2014 16:59 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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Elite men runners leave the start line in the 118th running of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Mass

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Members of the public watch as the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery, fire a 41 Gun Royal Salute performed in honour of Queen Elizabeth's 88th birthday, in The Green Park, London.

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Soldiers from the Honourable Artillery Company fire a 62 round royal gun salute to celebrate the 88th birthday of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at the Tower of London in central London

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Sarah, Duchess of York attends the funeral of Peaches Geldof, who died aged 25 on April 7, at St Mary Magdalene & St Lawrence Church on April 21, 2014 in Faversham, England

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The decorated coffin carrying Peaches Geldof arrives at the funeral of Peaches Geldof, who died aged 25 on April 7, at St Mary Magdalene & St Lawrence Church on April 21, 2014 in Faversham, England.

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Fireworks explode an effigy of Judas in the Santa Rosa Xochiac area of Mexico City, late on Saturday, April 19, 2014. The Burning of Judas is an Easter-time ritual in Santa Rosa Xochiac, where neighborhood groups build representations of Judas which are then destroyed in blazes of fireworks and small explosives.

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A plume of black smoke from a blaze at a building used for storing chemicals on the edge of Leeds city centre drifts across the city as residents in the Albion Way area have been asked to keep their windows and doors closed as 15 fire crews from across West Yorkshire continue to fight the fire.

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Escape Velocity art installation by Poetic Kinetics is seen during day 3 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 20, 2014 in Indio, California.

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A general view of flowers left by mourners at the funeral of Peaches Geldof, who died aged 25 on April 7, at St Mary Magdalene & St Lawrence Church on April 21, 2014 in Faversham, England.

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Actors Roberto Aguire (L) and Emma Watson attend the premiere of 'Boulevard' during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca PAC on April 20, 2014 in New York City

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Boston Marathon 2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gives him a toy bilby during a visit to the Bilby Enclosure at Taronga Zoo on April 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. 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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Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland with the winners trophy along side runner up Roger Federer of Switzerland in the final during day eight of the ATP Monte Carlo Rolex Masters Tennis at Monte-Carlo Sporting Club on April 20, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.