Pictures Of The Day: The Best Images From Around The World On Friday 20th March 2015

20/03/2015 03:05 | Updated 20 March 2015


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 and Tahira Mirza.

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    The Mont Saint Michel is pictured by night , early Friday, March 20, 2015, in western France. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
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    Katie Piper has launched the UK's first catwalk of diversity at The Ideal Home Show
  • 19 Katie Piper Launches Ideal Home Show - Photocall
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: George Clarke, Laurence Llewelyn Bowen, Suzi Perry, Katie Piper, Greg Wallace, Martin Lewis and Alan Titchmarsh launch The Ideal Home Show at Olympia London on March 20, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Neil P. Mockford/WireImage)
  • 18 31 Killed After Dehradun-Varanasi Janata Express Derailed Near The Bachhrawan Railway Station
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    RAE BARELI, INDIA - MARCH 20: The ITBP jawans rescuing a victim on stretcher after Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express derailed near Bachrawan railway station on March 20, 2015 in Rae Bareli, India. Over 30 people were killed and around 150 others injured when the engine and two adjoining coaches of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express derailed near Bachrawan Railway Station in Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh. (Photo by Ashok Dutta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    Uruguayan Navy Special Forces soldiers work to recover bodies of one of the victims of the Argentine twin-engine Beechcraft aircraft that crashed shortly after taking off from the Laguna del Sauce airport, near Punta del Este, some 120 km east of Montevideo on March 20, 2015 killing all its 10 passengers on board. A small Argentine plane carrying 10 people crashed shortly after takeoff from the resort city of Punta del Este.
  • 16 Vanuatu Cyclone Pam
    Buildings damaged by Cyclone Pam on the Vanuatu island of Tongoa are photographed from above on Friday, March 20, 2015. The cyclone tore through the South Pacific archipelago Saturday, destroying homes and killing at least 13 people. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
  • 15 David Beckham Presents Modern Essentials Collection by H&M
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    MADRID, SPAIN - MARCH 20: David Beckham presents the Modern Essentials collection by H&M on March 20, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Europa Press/Europa Press via Getty Images)
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    The moon and the sun overlap in a partial solar eclipse above the Gaza Strip, Friday, March, 20, 2015. The partial eclipse was visible across Europe and parts of Asia and Africa, while sky-gazers in the Arctic were treated to a perfect view of a total solar eclipse as the moon completely blocked out the sun in a clear sky, casting a shadow over Norway’s remote archipelago of Svalbard.(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
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    A spot of sunlight breaks through the clouds and shines on a vessel on the sea during the partial phase of a solar eclipse before totality as seen from a hill beside a hotel on the edge of the city overlooking Torshavn, the capital of the Faeroe Islands, Friday, March 20, 2015. A blanket of clouds in the Faeroe Islands blocked thousands of people there from experiencing the full effect of the total eclipse. The clouds then cleared after totality. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 20: Kylie Minogue performs live for fans at Qantas Credit Union Arena on March 20, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage)
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    rowds gathered on Calton Hill to watch the solar eclipse this morning. They were using a variety of devices to watch safely. Andrew from Atlanta, USA and Yota from Greece had fashioned Corn Flake boxes they had renamed iFlakes
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    Clouds part to reveal the sun obscured by the moon during a partial solar eclipse at Skegness in Lincolnshire, north England on March 20, 2015. AFP PHOTO / LINDSEY PARNABY (Photo credit should read LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images)
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    The sun is seen during a solar eclipse in Marseille, southern France, Friday, March 20, 2015. An eclipse is darkening parts of Europe on Friday in a rare solar event that won't be repeated for more than a decade. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
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    In a special moment for Magic Kingdom guests, the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, streaked across the skies above, Cinderella Castle March 19, 2015 at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The flyover featured the Blue Angels' six-jet F/A-18 Hornet Delta Formation making two dramatic passes above the Magic Kingdom, with Cinderella Castle as a focal point, en route to an air show in Florida. (Photo by Mariah Wild/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
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    Smoke billows from the Villarrica volcano, as seen from Pucon, in the 9th region of La Auracania in southern Chile, on March 19, 2015. Earlier this month, in its first major eruption in 15 years, the Villarrica forced the evacuation of thousands of people amid a shower of fire and ash. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BERNETTI (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    AT SEA - MARCH 19: In this handout image provided by the Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 5 to Itajai onboard Team Alvimedica March 19, 2015 at sea. The still weakening Ex-Cylone Pam serves up a dosage of nastiness as the sea state continues to destabilize for the push to get east above it. Charlie Enright using clear ski goggles to shield his eyes from the spray. The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 is the 12th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain on October 04, 2014, the route, spanning some 39,379 nautical miles, visits 11 ports in eleven countries (Spain, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, China, New Zealand, Brazil, United States, Portugal, France, The Netherlands and Sweden) over nine months. The Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews. (Photo by Amory Ross/Team Alvimedica/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images)
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    A woman poses for a wedding picture at the Bund in front of the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai on a sunny day on March 19, 2015. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    TOKYO, JAPAN - MARCH 19: A guest is seen wearing shoes by Irregular Choice with an ensemble of thrift-store and vntage clothes during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week TOKYO 2015 A/W at Shibuya Hikarie on March 19, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Alfie Goodrich/Getty Images)
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    Nine day old baby chimpanzee Deyo sits on the back of it's mother Lady at the 'ZOOM' Zoo in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany, on March 19, 2015. AFP PHOTO / DPA / ROLAND WEIHRAUCH +++ GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read ROLAND WEIHRAUCH/AFP/Getty Images)
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: A Swarovski crystal shoe on display at the Cinderella Exhibition in Leicester Square on March 20, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/WireImage)
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    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 19: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall looks on as Prince Charles, Prince of Wales bowls as he visits the Armed Forces Retirement home on the third day of a visit to the United States on March 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Prince and Duchess are in Washington as part of a four day visit to the United States. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)


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